- 2 March 1961
- Conductor and Music director
Simone Young is the Conductor and Music Director of Opera Australia. She was educated at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music.
Simone has been conductor Paris Opera, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin and Vienna Staatsoper, Royal Opera House (London) and the Metropolitian Opera in New York.
She was Young Australian of the Year in 1987.
Simone is married to Greg Condon and has 2 daughters.
(Source: Herd, Margaret (editor) Who's Who in Australia, 2002 38th edition, Crown Content, Melbourne.)
[NB: the above biography was researched and written by Philida Sturgiss-Hoy]