Tragic death of young US conductor, 36main
The young American conductor Christopher Quentin McMullen-Laird has died of an unspecified medical issue.
Music Director of the Jæren Symfoniorkester in Norway, he was previously assistant to Kent Nagano and Kirill Petrenko at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.
Christopher was a Leverhulme Arts Scholar at the Royal College of Music London where he earned a Master’s of Music in Conducting, following a Bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
You can read tributes in his memorial page here.