Monday, October 31, 2016

Preu adds Cincinnati post

Eckart Preu, former associate conductor of the Richmond Symphony (2001-04), currently music director of the Spokane (WA) Symphony and incoming music director of the Long Beach (CA) Symphony, has been named music director of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.

Preu, a 47-year-old native of Erfurt, Germany, and onetime singer in the famed Dresdner Kreuzchor boys’ choir, has signed up for three seasons with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, beginning with the ensemble’s August 2017 Summermusik Festival, the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Janelle Gelfand reports: