A note from the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra report from the Saint
Louis Symphony says Hans Vonk died this morning. Services will be held
on Sept. 2 in Amsterdam.
He was 62, made his debut at Netherlands Opera with Fortner's "Don
Perlimplin," conducted his first opera in the US in 1979 (a San Diego
"La traviata"). Music director of Netherlands Opera from 1976 to 1985,
he became principal conductor of the Dresden Staatskapelle and artistic
director of the Semperoper, Dresden.
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