Sian Edwards

(b. 1959)

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(b West Chiltington, Sussex, 1959).

Eng. conductor. Won first Leeds cond. comp. 1984. Guest cond. of major Brit. and Amer. orchs. Opera début, Scottish Opera, Glasgow 1986 (Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny). Glyndebourne début 1987; GTO 1988; CG début 1988, first woman to cond. opera there. Cond. f.p. of Turnage's Greek, Munich 1988. ENO début 1990, mus. dir. 1993–5.

Subjects: Music.

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