SAD NEWS | American Conductor Christopher Quentin McMullen-Laird Has Died – Age 36 [RIP]

American conductor and violist Christopher Quentin McMullen-Laird has passed away – aged 36

1455

American conductor and violist Christopher Quentin McMullen-Laird has passed away – aged just 36.

At this stage the cause of death is not completely known – but is believed to have been the result of complications following a surgery.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and The Royal College of Music, Christopher served as the Music Director of the Jæren Symfoniorkester – and had led performances with the Bayerische Staatsoper, Cape Cod Opera, Opera Providence, Opera Rogaland, Schlosstheater Rheinsberg, Tokyo Opera Association, Royal Ballet and Rambert Dance Company.

“I am so shocked … I don’t have words or know what to say …” Saxophonist Sophia Elger has today said via social media.

“Christopher was a special one … no words will do justice to conveying his generosity, kindness and care for all those around him … it is so sad that he has passed and unbelievable … this is a true loss,” she has said.

Our condolences are with his family, friends and colleagues.

Comments

comments