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Dallas Symphony Names Its First Female President And CEO

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Courtesy of Michael Blanchard
Kim Noltemy, new CEO of the DSO.

The Dallas Symphony filled one of its major leadership gaps Friday morning.

Kim Noltemy, the chief operating and communications officer for the Boston Symphony since 2015, will become the DSO’s new CEO and president — and the first woman to hold both positions.

Both of the orchestra’s current leaders will be gone by the end of the current season. Conductor Jaap van Zweden will be starting at the New York Philharmonic as its “music director designate”. And CEO Jonathan Martin left in June to take over the Cincinnati Symphony in September.

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