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Death of a pathbreaking Italian conductor, 58

February 13, 2018 by norman lebrecht

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One of the first female conductors in Italy, Giovanna Sorbi has died in the week of her 59th birthday after a long illness.

A graduate of the Conservatory of Brescia, she founded the choir Coro Lirico Città di Brescia and the Festival of Sacred Music.

 


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