Sudden death of Irish orchestra chief, 63main
John Kelly, chef executive of the Irish Chamber Orchestra from 1993 to 2012, has died suddenly in the United States, the orchestra has tweeted.
A violist by training, Kelly is credited with placing the orchestra on a firm financial footing with substantial government funding.
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we note the sudden passing of our great friend and colleague, John Kelly, former CEO of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. https://t.co/LHo6wP5P10 pic.twitter.com/od71D2xiKo
— Irish Chamber Orch (@ICOrchestra) August 21, 2018