Conductor of operas
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Sir Neville Marriner 1924-2016: a life in pictures
8. Conductor of operas
For his opera debut, Marriner conducted Mozart’s 'The Marriage of Figaro' at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. He then went on to work for several years with the Opera de Lyon. He made his American debut conducting Rossini’s 'La Cenerentola' in Los Angeles. He is pictured here in 1965 with soprano Sheila Armstrong.