Simone Young

(b. 1961)

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(b Sydney, NSW, 1961).

Australian conductor. Début with Australian Opera. Cologne Opera 1987. Berlin début 1992 (Komische Oper). First woman to cond. at a Vienna opera house (Les contes d'Hoffmann at Volksoper 1992) and to cond. Vienna PO. Vienna State Opera début 1993; Paris opera début 1993; CG début 1994. Prin. cond. Bergen PO 1998–2002; mus. dir. Australian Opera 2001–3; gen. dir. Hamburg State Opera and chief cond. Hamburg PO from 2005.

Subjects: Music.

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