Arise, Sir Maestro…
April 20, 2017 by norman lebrecht
The British conductor Jeffrey Tate was knighted yesterday by Prince William.
Tate, 74 next week, is chief conductor of the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra.
Born with spina bifida, he has been principal conductor at Covent Garden, the Rotterdam Philharmonic and the Sao Carlo theatre in Naples.
photo: PA pool
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