Music Director, New York Philharmonic
Conductor Laureate, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor, North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Director of Conducting and Orchestral Studies, The Juilliard School New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, The Yoko Nagae Ceschina Chair, began his tenure at the orchestra in September 2009, launching what New York magazine called "a fresh future for the Philharmonic." The first native New Yorker in the post, he has introduced the positions of The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence and The Mary and James G.