MOSCOW – Noted Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestv

first_img MOSCOW – Noted Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky, who directed orchestras in Moscow, Stockholm, Vienna and London, has died at age 87.Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Conservatory announced his death Saturday. It did not give details on where he died or the cause.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Rozhdestvensky served stints as principal conductor of the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra and as chief conductor of the Stockholm Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony and the BBC Symphony. He guest-conducted at many major orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony and the Cleveland Orchestra.Since 2012 he had been conductor at the State Academic Chamber Theater in Moscow. Russian conductor Rozhdestvensky dies at 87 by The Associated Press Posted Jun 16, 2018 4:23 am PDT Last Updated Jun 16, 2018 at 5:40 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emailcenter_img FILE – In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 file photo, Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky attends a state award ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky, who directed orchestras in Moscow, Stockholm, Vienna and London, has died at age 87, it was announced Saturday June 16, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File) last_img read more