Samy Rachid


In February 2023, French conductor Samy Rachid was appointed the new Assistant Conductor of Boston Symphony Orchestra under Music Director Andris Nelsons for a two-year term, effective in October 2023. He will debut with the orchestra during the Tanglewood Music Festival 2024, followed by subscription concerts at Symphony Hall during Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 2024/25 season. Currently working as Assistant Conductor of the Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg, Samy Rachid was a Conducting Fellow in the Verbier Festival Conducting programme in 2022, where he worked with such renowned conductors as Klaus Mäkelä and Gianandrea Noseda, and took part in the Gstaad Conducting Academy, where he worked closely with Jaap von Zweden and became the first French conductor to be awarded the Academy’s Neeme Järvi Prize.