Raymond Leppard

Conductor and harpsichordist. Born 11 August 1927. Died 22 October 2019
Raymond Leppard
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1927-08-11
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Raymond Leppard

Raymond Leppard Biography (Wikipedia)

Raymond John Leppard CBE (11 August 1927 – 22 October 2019) was a British-American conductor, harpsichordist, composer and editor. In the 1960s, he played a prime role in the rebirth of interest in Baroque music; in particular, he was one of the first major conductors to perform Baroque opera, reviving works by Claudio Monteverdi and Francesco Cavalli. He conducted operas at major international opera houses and festivals, including the Glyndebourne Festival where he led the world premiere of Nicholas Maw's The Rising of the Moon, the Metropolitan Opera and the Royal Opera House. He composed film scores such as Lord of the Flies and Alfred the Great.

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Raymond Leppard Tracks

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1993: Prom 52 - Young Person's Concert
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/epc4fx
Royal Albert Hall
1993-08-30T10:15:43
30
Aug
1993

Proms 1993: Prom 52 - Young Person's Concert

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1986: Prom 60 - Last Night of the Proms 1986
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ercq9r
Royal Albert Hall
1986-09-13T10:15:43
13
Sep
1986

Proms 1986: Prom 60 - Last Night of the Proms 1986

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1986: Prom 57
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e4x3d4
Royal Albert Hall
1986-09-10T10:15:43
10
Sep
1986

Proms 1986: Prom 57

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1984: Prom 06
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eh4rzc
Royal Albert Hall
1984-07-24T10:15:43
24
Jul
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 06

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 43
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ec4rzc
Royal Albert Hall
1982-08-27T10:15:43
27
Aug
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 43

Royal Albert Hall

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