UK chamber orchestra the Manchester Camerata has appointed Giovanni Guzzo as its new leader. The 24-year-old Venezuelan-Italian violinist will start in the role at the beginning of the 2010-11 season. Guzzo, who plays on a 1719 Santo Serafin, has worked closely with violinist and conductor Gábor Takács-Nagy, who is due to take over from Douglas Boyd as the Manchester Camerata's music director in September 2011.