14. July 2010 · Comments Off on Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010 · Categories: Losses

Eminent Australian conductor Sir Charles Mackerras has died, aged 84.

Sir Charles, who lived in London, had been suffering from cancer for several years.

He was on the podium recently and was scheduled to conduct the Scottish Chamber Orchestra for Mozart’s opera Idomeneo as part of the Edinburgh International Festival next month.


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