Richard Armstrong

(b. 1943)

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(b Leicester, 1943).

Eng. conductor. Mus. staff CG 1966–8. Ass. cond. WNO 1968–73, mus. dir. 1973–86. Mus. dir. Scottish Opera 1993–2005. Janáček Medal 1979. CG début 1982 (Billy Budd). Cond. WNO in Der Ring at CG, 1986. ENO début 1991, NY Met 2007. CBE 1992. Knighted 2004.

Subjects: Music.

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