Conductors

Leaders in Sound

Chefdirigent Philippe jordan (c) Julia Wesely

Music Director

Philippe Jordan

The Swiss conductor Philippe Jordan has been the 15th Music Director of the Wiener Symphoniker since the 2014-15 season. Holding also the position of Musical Director of the Opéra national de Paris Philippe Jordan is one of today's most established and reverred maestros.

Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve

Principal Guest Conductor

Lahav Shani

Prodigiously gifted 27 year old Israeli conductor Lahav Shani will be the Wiener Symphoniker's Principal Guest Conductor from the season 2017-18 onwards.

Andrés Orozco-Estrada2 (c) Martin Sigmund

Music Director Designate

Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, born in Colombia and trained in Vienna, is one of the most sought-after conductors of his generation.

Georges Prêtre

Emotional Attachment

Honorary Conductors

So far only two conductors have been honoured with the title of Honorary Conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker; both true legends of music history: Georges Prêtre and Wolfgang Sawallisch.