IMG Artists is delighted that Xian Zhang has joined its global roster with immediate effect. Managed out of IMGA’s London office in association with Jennifer Spencer Artist Management, Xian is currently in her second season with both the New Jersey Symphony, where she is Music Director, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, of whom she is Principal Guest Conductor.
Her next engagement is with Accademia di Santa Cecilia for concerts on the 6th, 7th and 9th April in Rome where she conducts Haydn Symphony No. 102, Verdi Te Deum and Shostakovich Symphony No. 5. Xian also conducts Shostakovich 5 when she makes her debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in October 2018.
Other season highlights include engagements with the San Francisco Symphony (she conducted their Chinese New Year concert), National Arts Centre Ottawa, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, and Orchestre National de Belgique. Xian closes her second NJSO season with Mahler Symphony No. 1 at the beginning of June this year.
In the 2018/19 season, Xian performs with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic in the Concertgebouw, Melbourne, Barcelona and Bilbao Symphony Orchestras, amongst others.