Robert Moody begins his tenure as Principal Conductor of the Memphis Symphony with the 2016-17 season. He has been Music Director of the Winston-Salem Symphony (North Carolina) since 2005, Artistic Director of Arizona Musicfest since 2007, and Music Director of the Portland Symphony Orchestra (Maine) since 2008.  

Moody’s 2015-16 season included debuts with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Columbus Symphony, as well as return engagements with the Memphis and Pacific Symphonies, and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.  

Recent guest conducting appearances include the Chicago Symphony at Ravinia, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, in addition to the symphonies of Toronto, Houston, Indianapolis, Detroit, Seattle, Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Buffalo, Louisville, and, in Europe, the Slovenian Philharmonic.  Summer festival appearances include Santa Fe Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Brevard Music Center, Sewanee Festival, Eastern Music Festival, PortOpera, and the Oregon Bach Festival. 

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