Dutch-born conductor Arnold is in his seventh season as Music Director of the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conducting the Master Series in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. Maestro Arnold is also the Music Director and conductor of the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) Festival on Canada’s west coast, co-founding the festival in 2012. Select international young conductors study with Arnold, both at PRISMA and in master classes with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Arnold studied conducting with Anton Kersjes and Hans Vonk and received additional training from Marcello Viotti, Jean Fournet and Graeme Jenkins. He studied at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy with Myung-Whun Chung and Gianluigi Gelmetti, and with Jorma Panula and Diego Masson.