Jan Latham-Koenig

The 70-year-old British conductor Jan Latham-Koenig was arrested at London’s Victoria station on Wednesday, the BBC reported today. The musician has been charged with a child sex offence and is set to appear in court today.

Latham-Koenig holds the positions of Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Flanders Symphony Orchestra (since 2013). He was music director of the Orchestra of Porto (which he founded at the request of the Portuguese government), the Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano, Teatro Massimo di Palermo and both the Orchestre Philharmonique and the Opéra in Strasbourg. He has held Principal Guest Conductorships with Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Filarmonica del Teatro Regio di Torino and he was founder and artistic director of the Young Janacek Philharmonic.

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