YOUNG, Simone

Born: 2 March 1961

Special Achievements:

First woman to conduct at The Vienna Philharmonic and Paris Opera, La Bastille.

1987 - Young Australian of The Year.
1993 - First female Australian Conductor to achieve International success.
2001 - Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
2004 - in the Australia Day Honours, Young was named a Member of the Order of Australia.