Bramwell Tovey
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Opus 3 Artists has announced that conductor Bramwell Tovey, 65, has been diagnosed with cancer. « His doctors expect him to make a complete recovery. At the advice of his medical team, Maestro Tovey has withdrawn from select appearances while undergoing treatment. We ask for understanding and apologize in the event of any further unexpected disruptions to his conducting schedule. » the statement says.

According to media reports, Tovey is being treated at the British Columbia Cancer Institute in Vancouver.

Bramwell Tovey is artistic advisor and conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra and professor and director of orchestral activities at Boston University. He is supposed to resume his activities in September.

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