Vick coaches the Birmingham Opera Company chorus during a rehearsal
December 30, 1953|
|Alma mater||Royal Northern College of Music|
Life and career
At age 24, Vick directed a production of Gustav Holst's Savitri for Scottish Opera, and became the company's director of productions in 1984. In 1987, he founded the Birmingham Opera Company and remains its artistic director. From 1994 to 2000, Vick was director of productions at Glyndebourne Opera.
Vick directs opera throughout Europe and America where he is one of the most prominent and prolific of contemporary opera directors.
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