Moffatt Oxenbould

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Moffatt Benjamin Oxenbould, AM (born 18 November 1943) is an Australian opera director.

The Sydney-born Oxenbould was Artistic Director of Opera Australia from 1984 until his retirement in 1999. He had been part of the company since he graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1962. Since his retirement he still directs with Opera Australia and Houston Grand Opera, and is a presenter with the classical music radio station ABC Classic FM.

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1985 for his services to Opera.[1]

In 2005 he released his memoirs Timing is Everything (ISBN 0733317138), describing his 37 years in opera in Australia.


  1. ^ "It's an Honour website". Australian Government. Retrieved 4 November 2007. 

External links[edit]

"Presenters A-Z". ABC Classic FM. Archived from the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 4 November 2007.