Scots mourn influential conductormain
We have received reports of the death of John Currie, at the age of 85.
Chorus master of the Scottish National Orchestra Chorus from 1966, Currie succeeded Arthur Oldham as director of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. He formed the John Currie Singers and in 1985 became conductor of the Los Angeles Master Chorale for several years.
His son Justin is a singer and songwriter, co-founder of the band Del Amitri.