The Philharmonic board of directors accepted Nave's resignation during a meeting Tuesday, the news release said. Board members plan to start a national search immediately to find a replacement.
The orchestra will open its 71st season with a performance of
Nave joined the Philharmonic in 2006, leaving a similar position with the orchestra in
During an interview Wednesday, Nave said he began talking informally with a couple of board members in late May about the possibility of moving on to a new career challenge.
"I've got a few irons in the fire, so stay tuned," he said.
He notified the board at its
"We've really built up this positive momentum," he said. "That was what I was hired here to do."
It's a good time for him to look for his next professional challenge and for the
Nave will remain actively involved in
"I'm going to keep giving it my all," he said.
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