Simone Young © Nic Walker

“Her leadership of great orchestras and opera houses around the world, and her many significant appointments, are a clear demonstration of her dedication to artistic excellence and her exceptional skill as a musician and communicator. Her dedication to engaging with the widest possible audiences and her commitment to the next generation of musicians has set her apart,” says CEO of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Emma Dunch.

Australian conductor Simone Young has been announced as Advance Awards’ Global Icon for 2021.

Established in 2012, the Advance Awards recognise the work of Australians who are making an impact on the global stage in industry sectors that are of particular importance to Australia, including the Arts.

Read the full statement through Limelight Magazine HERE