Argentina’s Teatro Colón opera house has sacked its musical director, renowned British conductor Jan Latham-Koenig, after he was arrested and charged with child sex offences in London.

« In view of the news of an extremely serious accusation against Jan Latham Koening in the United Kingdom, the Teatro Colón has decided to dismiss him from all current and future activities he performed in the institution, » the theatre said in a press release, not awaiting the verdict of the trial.

Conductor Jan Latham-Koenig was arrested in London

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