New leader of AAM announced
Bojan has played with the orchestra as the Principal 2nd Violin for some years, regularly stepping in to guest lead and direct programmes. He is a exceptional violinist and excellent leader who is highly regarded by his colleagues. Bojan led AAM in two first-rate concerts last week in Cambridge and London, and we look forward to seeing and hearing him on stage with us over the coming years.
AAM’s Music Director, Richard Egarr said of the appointment:
“I’ve known Bojan for many years, both as a regular member of the orchestra and one of its principals” commented AAM Music Director Richard Egarr. “I am completely thrilled and overjoyed that he will become our new Leader. Bojan is an amazing, consummate violinist both as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, and I couldn’t be happier with the opportunity to interact with him in the coming years.”
and our CEO Alexander Van Ingen added:
“Bojan is the perfect fit to lead the Academy of Ancient Music in coming years as we seek to build on our performance and recording successes. He is a brilliant violinist, a superb leader and excellent director who brings his own ideas to performance and a freshness and vitality that inspires those around him. The Academy of Ancient Music is the most listened to period instrument ensemble online, and together with Bojan, we’ll be able to take more of our music to people across the world.”