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Concertgebouworkest and Daniele Gatti close chapter

23 April 2019

After constructive consultations the Concertgebouworkest and its former chief conductor Daniele Gatti have agreed to issue the statement below. The original decision has thereby become final and irreversible for both parties. Now both parties can and will focus completely on the future.

Statement of the Concertgebouworkest

The Concertgebouworkest and Maestro Daniele Gatti are pleased to announce that matters between the two parties have been resolved following extensive discussions. The Concertgebouworkest would like to take this opportunity to thank Maestro Daniele Gatti for his artistic leadership during his time as the chief conductor of the orchestra and the contribution he has made to its position in the world of classical music.

The Concertgebouworkest wishes Maestro Daniele Gatti well, both personally and professionally. He will always remain an important part of the artistic legacy of the orchestra and he will always be remembered as its seventh chief conductor.

As a token of appreciation, the Concertgebouworkest will release three special recordings conducted by Daniele Gatti: Richard Strauss’s Salome, Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 on cd and dvd and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9 on cd.

The Concertgebouworkest and Maestro Daniele Gatti have agreed that no further announcements will be made.