Conductor Lars Vogt dies of cancer at 51 - WORDROM.COM

Conductor Lars Vogt dies of cancer at 51

The German conductor Lars Vogt died on Monday September 5 at the age of 51, swept away by cancer, announced his agent.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt“, indicated on Twitter the agency Askonas Holt. “Lars passed away peacefully this afternoon surrounded by his family after battling cancer“, added those who managed his career.

He had been musical director of the Paris Chamber Orchestra since July 2020, a position in which he had been confirmed in 2021. Winner of several prestigious prizes, including the Brahms prize, Mr. Vogt had been recruited by the town hall of Paris when he was musical director of the Royal Northern Sinfonia in Gateshead (Great Britain).

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