IMG Artists is delighted to announce the signing of conductor Case Scaglione for worldwide general management. Mr Scaglione will be managed by Nicholas Mathias and Elena Kostova out of the company’s London office.
Of joining IMG Artists’ roster, Mr Scaglione said, “I am thrilled to be joining Nick Mathias and Elena Kostova at IMG Artists. Nick is one of the great conductor managers of our generation and Elena is as bright, focused and talented as anyone with whom I’ve had the privilege to collaborate. It is an honour to be represented by two such enthusiastic and accomplished people, and I could not be more excited about our future together.”
Global Artistic Management Consultant Nicholas Mathias said, “I am really delighted that Case Scaglione has joined IMG Artists at such an exciting time in his conducting career. I have known Case for several years and have followed the development of his career with much interest during the last few seasons. With his recent appointment with Württembergischen Kammerorchester Heilbronn which commenced in September 2018 and his appointment as the Music Director Designate of Orchestre national d’Île de France starting from 19/20 season, Case has an exciting platform on which to develop his talent and his intense passion for music.”
Artist Manager Elena Kostova adds, “I am delighted that Case Scaglione is joining our roster of very fine conductors. From the very first moment I saw him on podium, I knew instantly that he is an exceptionally talented musician and a leader who excites, inspires and commands attention. I couldn’t be happier for what I believe will become a major conducting career.”
Case Scaglione is Chief Conductor of the Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn and Music Director Designate of Orchestre national d’Île de France (19/20). He has previously served as Associate Conductor with the New York Philharmonic and Music Director of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra of Los Angeles. Case was the driving force behind the artistic growth and diversification of the organisation, founding their educational outreach initiative ‘360° Music’.
High in demand as a guest conductor across the globe, Case’s recent distinguished European engagements include debut and return appearances with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ulster Symphony, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Brussels Philharmonic, Flanders Symphony Orchestra and Brno Philharmonic. In North America, Case has worked with New York Philharmonic, Houston, Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix, San Diego and Baltimore symphony orchestras. In Asia, he has led concerts with the China Philharmonic Orchestra as well as Shanghai and Guangzhou symphony orchestras, in addition to regular returns to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
He enjoys close relationships with many of the world’s leading solo artists including Joshua Bell, Yulianna Avdeeva, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Behzod Abduraimov and Khatia Buniatishvili. Case’s conducting mentors have included some of the most prominent conductors on the world stage today including Alan Gilbert, Jaap van Zweden and David Zinman.