City Opera conductor Julius Rudel dies at 93

June 26, 2014 5:03 PM

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City Opera conductor Julius Rudel dies at 93

NEW YORK — Julius Rudel, who was the general director and principal conductor of the New York City Opera for 22 years until 1979 and led other operas around the world, died Thursday morning, his representative said. He was 93.

Lisa Jaehling said Rudel died of natural causes in his New York City home.

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