October 7, 2016


Conductor Charles Dutoit was born in Lausanne, Switzerland on this date in 1936—he turns 80 today. Best remembered for his 23-year tenure as Music Director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, he currently serves as the Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Maestro Dutoit has been married four times including his current union with violinist Chantal Juillet. He was formerly married to what famous pianist?