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The Northbrook Symphony announced the resignation of music director Lawrence Rapchak (right) late last month. He served in the position for 17 years. Chicago native Mina Zikri will take over as music director starting in June. Photo Courtesy of Johnny Nevin.
Zikri, founder and current music director of the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago, will step into the role at the start of the 2019-20 40th anniversary season in June.
Northbrook Symphony music director Lawrence Rapchak (left) announced his resignation late last month. Chicago resident Mina Zikri will take over in the position. Photos Submitted
Martin Carlino, Editor
11:10 am CST February 5, 2019
After 17 years under the musical direction of Lawrence Rapchak, the Northbrook Symphony will start its 40th season under the orchestration of a new maestro.