Simone Young


FM Broadcast: 13/08/2017 5:00 pm

13/08/2017 5:00 pm

Digital Broadcast: 13/08/2017 5:00 pm

13/08/2017 5:00 pm

On Reflections


Australian conductor Simone Young is welcomed in the most prestigious opera houses and concert halls of the world, conducting great works from Wagner, Strauss, Brahms and Bruckner to more contemporary works.  Over the last 18 years, she has been Music Director of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Director and Music Director of Opera Australia, and for 10 years she was Artistic Director of the Hamburg State Opera and Music Director of the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra.  She is now a freelance conductor and is booked up years ahead. Simone Young talks with Doug Beecroft about her drive and passion for music making on Reflections at 5pm on Sunday 13 August (repeated at 11am on Sunday 20 August).