Hubert Soudant

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Hubert Soudant (born 16 March 1946 in Maastricht, Netherlands) is a Dutch conductor. He played the French horn as a youth. He has won prizes in several conducting competitions, including the Besançon Young Conductor Competition and the Karajan International Conducting Competition.[1]

Soudant has held music directorships with the Utrecht Symphony Orchestra (1974–1980), the Radio France Nouvelle Orchestra Philharmonique (1981–1983), l'Orchestra Toscanini (1988–92), l'Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire (1994–2004) and Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg (1994–2004). He has also served as the principal guest conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. He became principal guest conductor of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra in October 1999, and music director in September 2004.

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  1. ^ Chiho Iuchi (4 April 2008). "Dutchman takes Tokyo orchestra to new heights". Japan Times. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 

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Preceded by
Marc Soustrot
Music Director, l'Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
1994–2004
Succeeded by
Isaac Karabtchevsky
Preceded by
Hans Graf
Music Director, Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg
1994–2004
Succeeded by
Ivor Bolton
Preceded by
Kazuyoshi Akiyama
Music Director, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
2004–2014
Succeeded by
Jonathan Nott