Simone Young awarded an honorary doctorate

Simone Young will be awarded an honorary doctorate of the University of Western Australia. The ceremony will take place on 17 March 2018 in Perth. For more than 20 years, Simone Young has been a guest conductor of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. She also is a patron of the Richard Wagner Society in Perth. Simone Young has been awarded honorary doctorates of the Monash University in Melbourne, the University of NSW in Sydney and the Griffith University in Brisbane as well as an honorary professorship of the University for Music and Theater in Hamburg.