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Nando Schellen, former director of NAU Opera, died March 28, 2016. He was 81.
Mr. Schellen was born Oct. 11, 1934, in the Netherlands. During his professional career, he was managing director and associate general director of the Netherlands Opera from 1969-1986. Mr. Schellen was directing assistant at the Wagner Bayreuth Festival in Germany, and he began directing his own opera productions in 1982. He served as interim general director of the Sweelinck Conservatory of Music in Amsterdam then as president of the Netherlands Wind Ensemble… Read more