Edo de Waart

(b. 1941)

Quick Reference

(b Amsterdam, 1941).

Dutch conductor and oboist. Prin. oboe, Concertgebouw Orch. of Amsterdam, 1962–3. Winner, Mitropoulos Comp., NY 1964. Ass. cond., Concertgebouw Orch. 1966. Prin. cond., Rotterdam PO 1973–7; S. Francisco SO 1977–85. Cond. Minnesota Orch. 1986–95. Chief cond., Sydney SO 1994–2003. British début Folkestone (RPO) 1969; CG 1976. Amer. opera début (Santa Fe) 1971. Art. dir. and chief cond. Hong Kong PO from 2004. Chief cond. Santa Fe Opera from 2007.

Subjects: Music.

Reference entries