Matias Tarnopolsky has served as Executive and Artistic Director of Cal Performances since 2009. As the leader of one of the country’s most respected presenting organizations, Tarnopolsky curated nine seasons of exceptional performances of music, dance, theater, and more. It was just announced that he’s leaving Cal to head the storied Philadelphia Orchestra. He will succeed Allison Vulgamore in June, who stepped down as the Orchestra’s president and chief executive officer at the end of December after eight momentous years that saw the orchestra tap Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its music director, go in and out of bankruptcy protection and endure a brief strike that canceled its opening night concert in 2016. Read more here.