Douglas Boyd
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British conductor and oboist Douglas Boyd has been named music director of the Orchestre de chambre de Paris as from the 2015/16 season on. Boyd is one of the founding members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (COE), and served as its principal oboist from 1981 to 2002. In 2001, Boyd became music director of the Manchester Camerata. He has also served as principal guest conductor of the City of London Sinfonia. In November 2012, Boyd was named artistic director of Garsington Opera. In April 2008, the Orchester Musikkollegium Winterthur announced the appointment of Boyd as its principal conductor, as of the 2009-2010 season. Boyd has since extended his Winterthur contract through the 2015-2016 season.

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