Edo de Waart (born 1 June 1941, Amsterdam) is a Dutch conductor, and the Music Director of both the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
De Waart studied oboe, piano and conducting at the Sweelinck Conservatory, graduating in 1962. The following year, he was appointed associate principal oboe of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
His conducting life starts in 1964, at the age of 23, when he won the Dimitri Mitropoulos Conducting Competition in New York. As part of…
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