Jeffrey Philip TATE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-04-28
Education Farnham GS, Christ's Coll Cambridge (MA, MB BChir), St Thomas' Hosp London
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, looking at the world going by, a bit of gastronomy
Clubs N/A
Style Dr Jeffrey Tate, CBE
Career trained as doctor of med St Thomas' Hosp London 1961-67, left medicine to join London Opera Centre 1969, joined Covent Garden staff 1970, assisted conductors incl Kempe, Krips, Solti, Davies and Kleiber 1973-77; later assisted: Boulez (Bayreuth Ring) 1976-81, Sir John Pritchard (Cologne Opera) 1977; conducted Gothenburg Opera Sweden 1978-80; NY Met Opera debut USA 1979, Covent Garden debut 1982, Salzburg Festival debut 1985; princ conductor English Chamber Orch 1985-; princ guest conductor: French Nat Radio Orch 1989-, Royal Opera House Covent Garden 1991-94 (princ conductor 1986-91), Orchestra Nazionale di RAI Italia 1998-; music dir Rotterdam Philharmonic Orch 1991-94, chief conductor Minnesota Orch Summer Festival 1997-; pres: Assoc for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, Music Space; patron Br Lung Fndn, tstee Firebird Tst; hon fell Christ's Coll Cambridge 1989, hon fell St Thomas' and Guy's Hosp Med Sch 1994; Hon DMus Univ of Leicester 1993; Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1990, Chev Ordre Nationale de la Légion d'Honneur 1999
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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