b'Music DirectorRespected and admired by audiences and musicians alike, internationally renowned conductor and Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Edward T. Cone Music Director ROSSEN MILANOV looks forward to collaborating in 2020-21 with established and emerging artists of the orchestral world.With an impressive pedigree, including positions at The Philadelphia Orchestra, he has galvanized the PSO with his energetic and exacting conducting. Mr. Milanov is also the music director of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, and newly appointed chief conductor of the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra in Ljubljana. Respected and admired by audiences and musicians alike, he has established himself as a conductor with considerable national and international presence.Mr. Milanovs programming at the PSO embraces the standard repertoire, rarities, and premieres, performed by superb soloists and featuring celebrated American composers. His exuberant and acclaimed performances are characterized by sharp musical intellect, poetic eloquence, and artistic ingenuity.Mr. Milanov is deeply committed to music education, presenting Link Up education projects with Carnegie Hall and the Orchestra of St. Lukes and leading the PSOs annual BRAVO! concerts for thousands of school children. He was named Bulgarias Musician of the Year in 2005; he won a 2011 ASCAP award for new music at the PSO; and he was selected as one of the top 100 most influential people in New Jersey in 2014. In 2017, he was recipient of a Columbus Performing Arts Prize awarded by The Columbus Foundation. He is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School.A passionate chef, he often dedicates his culinary talents to various charities.Photo credit: Stephen Pariserprincetonsymphony.org/ 6'