Richard Egarr will become the next music director of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in San Francisco, succeeding Nicholas McGegan.
“I think I can bring innovation to the company, bring it in tune with our time,” said Mr. Acosta, a favorite when he danced for London’s Royal Ballet.
Ms. Mitchell’s appointment, to a position once held by Geri Allen, suggests a new level of acceptance for avant-garde musicians in the academy.
Dr. Skorton said he was motivated by a concern about problems of equal access to health care and diversity among providers.
Loic Gouzer will step down as co-chairman of postwar and contemporary art at the end of the year
Anthea M. Hartig will begin her role in February, and she will open three exhibitions from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative.
Kaywin Feldman of the Minneapolis Institute of Art will take over the Washington museum in March.
The conductor, who raised the ensemble’s level as music director and supported its players during a bitter lockout, will step down in 2022.
The visionary conductor and composer will become the orchestra’s music director in 2020.