June 16, 2023

Georgia Philharmonic hires new music director

The Georgia Philharmonic has named Tamara Dworetz as its new music director.

Dworetz is a native of Atlanta and has conducted the Orchestre de Paris, the Paris Mozart Orchestra, Boston Pops, Dallas Opera Orchestra, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Amarillo Symphony and Mankato Symphony.

She has served as assistant conductor for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra de Paris, Gurzenich Orchestra Cologne and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Dworetz was featured in the documentary film Maestra, which chronicled the 2022 La Maestra Conducting Competition for Women Conductors in Paris. She was one of the competition’s six semifinalists.