A Rattle mentor has gone to her rest

Ivey Dickson ran the National Youth Orchestra from 1966 to 1984, shifting the repertoire from English-traditional to Stravinsky, Bartok and Boulez. Simon Rattle, a percussion player, was decisively influenced. Ivey has died, aged 95. Obituary here.

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photo (c) Graham Salter/Lebrecht Music&Arts, c.1980

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