Richard Bonynge (Conductor)
Born: 29th September 1930, Epping, New South Wales, Australia
Richard Alan Bonynge ( BON-ing) is an Australian conductor and pianist. He is the widower of Australian dramatic coloratura soprano Dame Joan Sutherland. Bonynge conducted virtually all of Sutherland's operatic performances from 1962 until her retirement in 1990.
Further Reading: Richard Bonynge
The veteran operatic conductor talks to Katherine about the world premiere recording of the Bath-born composer's Gothic melodrama Raymond and Agnes, out now on Retrospect Opera.