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conductor , artistic director

Alain Lombard, French conductor, artistic director. Recipient gold medal Dimitri Mitropoulos Competition, 1966.


Lombard, Alain was born on October 4, 1940 in Paris.


Studied with Line Talleul and Gaston Poulet, Paris Conservatoire.


Assistant to principal conductor, Lyon Opera, 1961-1965; conductor, New York Philharmonic, 1966; musical director, Miami Opera, 1966-1974; musical director, Metropolitan Opera, 1967; director, Strasbourg Philharmonic, 1972-1983; artistic director, Orchestre National Bordeaux-Aquitaine, France, since 1988; international orchestra touring conductor, Pieter G. Alferink Artists. Guest conductor Schveningen Festival, Holland, Hamburg Opera, L'Orchestre de Paris, others.