An orchestra suffers three deaths in 2017

December 20, 2017 by norman lebrecht

1 comment.

The Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias in Spain buried its principal horn, Roberto Alvarez, today.

Roberto was 46. He had been ill for three months.

His was the third death this year in the orchestra, following the cellist Juan Carlos Cadenas and pianist Olga Semushina.

May Asturias be spared further sorrow.

Comments (1)

  1. Zelda Macnamara says:

    So sad to read this. Too many deaths coming to people too soon.

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