Felix Chen

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Felix Chen

Felix Chen (Chinese: 陳秋盛; 9 July 1942 – 9 April 2018) was a Taiwanese conductor. He was resident conductor and Music Director of the Taipei Symphony Orchestra from 1986 until he resigned in 2003 under "extremely controversial circumstances."[1] Every year Chen and TSO produced one or two operas, such as Aida, Otello or Turandot, which were major musical events in Taiwan.

Chen died at the age of 75 on 9 April 2018 in Taipei of liver failure.[2][3]

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  1. Bradley Winterton (January 11, 2008). "TSO announces crucial appointment". Taipei Times.
  2. "「台灣指揮教父」陳秋盛辭世 享壽76歲". United Daily News (in Chinese). 9 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  3. "台灣一代指揮家陳秋盛睡夢中辭世樂壇悲痛". China Times (in Chinese). 9 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.