Yakov Kreizberg

(b. 1959)

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(b Leningrad, 1959; d Monaco, 2011).

Russ.‐born conductor. Brother of Semyon Bychkov. Emigrated to USA 1976. Became ass. to Tilson Thomas with Los Angeles PO. Won Stokowski cond. comp., NY, 1986. Mus. dir. Mannes Coll. Orch., 1985–8. Gen. mus. dir. Krefeld Opera from 1988. Mus. dir. and chief cond., Komische Oper, Berlin, from 1994. Prin. cond. Bournemouth SO 1995–2000. Toronto début 1990; Glyndebourne début 1992; London (ENO) 1994.

Subjects: Music.

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