St. Louis Symphony, Music Director Agree to Contract Extension

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 7: Conductor David Robertson conducts the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra at the Salle Pleyel on September 7, 2012 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/St. Louis Symphony Orchestra)

St. Louis Symphony, Music Director Agree to Contract Extension

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Symphony has extended the contract of music director David Robertson. Robertson, who is in his eighth season with the orchestra, will remain in St. Louis through the 2015-2016 season.

David Robertson started with the St. Louis Symphony in the 2005-2006 season. In addition to his current position with the St. Louis Symphony, he is a regular guest conductor at major orchestras and opera houses around the world.

In January, 2014, Robertson will become Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of Australia’s Sydney Symphony Orchestra under an initial contract extending through December, 2018.