Music chief of renowned Vienna Opera quits over differences

September 5, 2014 1:29 PM

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Music chief of renowned Vienna Opera quits over differences

VIENNA (Reuters) - Franz Welser-Moest, one of Austria's most famous conductors, has quit as musical director of Vienna's famed State Opera just days after its 2014-15 season began, citing an artistic clash with its director.

In a brief statement on Friday he said he had informed artistic director Dominique Meyer of his decision to resign, citing "long-standing artistic differences that were not resolved in several discussions".

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