Matthew VanBesien named new Executive Director of the New York Philharmonic

Yesterday officials of the New York Philharmonic announced that they have appointed Matthew VanBesien as the orchestra’s new Executive Director. A former Houstonian, Matthew VanBesien has been Managing Director of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia since February 2010. Before that, he served the Houston Symphony for seven years, first as General Manager, then as Executive Director and CEO.

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