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André Vandernoot (Conductor)

Born: June 2, 1927 - Brussels, Belgium
Died: November 6, 1991 - Brussels, Belgium

The Belgian conductor, André Vandenoot, received training at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels and at the Vienna Academy of Music. In 1951 he was a laureate in the Beasançon conducting competition.

From 1954 André Vandenoot appeared regularly as a conductor with the Orchestre National de Belgique in Brussels. In 1958 he was named to the post of ist instructor of the Royal Flemish Opera in Antwerp. He was music director of the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels from 1959 to 1973. In 1974-1975 he was music director of the Orchestre National de Belgique. From 1976 to 1983 he held the title of 1st guest conductor of the Antwerp Philharmonic. He also was music director of the Noordhollands Philharmonic in Haarlem in 1978-1979. From 1979 to 1989 he was also chief conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique de la RTBF in Brussels.

 

Source: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001)

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