KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The longtime music director for the Kansas City Symphony will leave his position, but not for a few years.
The symphony on Monday announced that Michael Stern will step down at the end of the 2022-23 season. After that, he will become music director laureate.
A news release from the symphony also notes that Stern's contract has been renewed through the 2022-23 season.
Candidates to replace Stern will guest conduct during the 2021-22 season.
Stern began at the Kansas City Symphony in 2005.