Former Paris Opéra chief has died, aged 70main
The death is reported of Jean-Louis Martinoty, director of the Opéra National de Paris from 1986 to 1989.
He died on Wednesday of unknown causes, a few days after his 70th birthday. Martinoty was a prolific stage director, coming to attention with a celebrated Rameau Boréades for John Eliot Gardiner and working at many opera houses, including Mozart productions in Vienna.
Our sympathies to his loved ones.