Stuart Malina

In Wednesday’s (7/12) The Burg (Harrisburg, PA), Lawrance Binda writes, “The Harrisburg Symphony’s long-time maestro is set to continue his tenure with the orchestra. On Wednesday, the HSO announced that Stuart Malina has agreed to a three-year contract extension as music director and conductor. ‘I’m thrilled to be in Harrisburg with our extraordinary orchestra,’ Malina said. ‘To me this is a very special organization, which combines superb board and staff leadership with superb musicians who play with intensity, commitment, and joy at every single performance.’ Malina began his tenure with the HSO in June 2000. His new contract will take him through the 2025-26 season, which will be his 26th year as the orchestra’s artistic leader…. ‘I look forward to three more artistically invigorating years with Stuart,’ said Matthew Herren, HSO executive director. ‘We have an ideal working relationship, and I can’t wait to see where we will go next.’ The Harrisburg Symphony Association also announced the appointment of two new board members: Elizabeth Mullaugh … and Christyan Seay.” Malina is also music director of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut.