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Charles Mackerras

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Artist information

Year of Birth:1925
Year of death:2010

Biography

(source: wikipedia)

Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras (; 1925 2010) was an Australian conductor. He was an authority on the operas of Janáček and Mozart, and the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. He was long associated with the English National Opera (and its predecessor) and Welsh National Opera and was the first Australian chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He also specialized in Czech music as a whole, producing many recordings for the Czech label Supraphon.... more

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  • Charles Mackeras
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