Sudden death of Spanish conductor, 43main
The energetic Spanish conductor Gaspar Sanchis died yesterday of unknown causes.
A student of Jorma Panula and Colin Metters in Helsinki and London, Gaspar funded Ensemble 2000 for contemporary music and Ensemble Musicae for classical works. He was professor of conducting at the Castellon Conservatoire.
Abroad, he conducted orchestras in Berlin, Baden, Vilna and Marseille.