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Classical conductor Nelsons to become honorary professor of Latvian Academy of Music

BC, Tallinn, 28.10.2016.Print version

Classical conductor Andris Nelsons will become an honorary professor of Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music, LETA was told at the academy.

Nelsons will be presented with the diploma of the academy’s honorary professor next Monday, October 31.

On August 31, 2016, the Senate of Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music conferred the honorary title to Nelsons and Latvian opera soprano Maija Kovalevska for their contribution to the development of the art of music, promoting Latvia in the world and inexhaustible creative energy. Both artists have graduated from Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music.

Earlier this month, President Raimonds Vejonis presented the Order of the Three Stars to Nelsons and his spouse, opera soprano Kristine Opolais.

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