Brydon, Roderick (b Edinburgh, 1939). Scot. conductor. Staff cond. SW 1963–9. Assoc. cond. SNO 1965–7. Scottish Opera début 1965, staff cond. 1966–70. Art. dir. and chief cond. SCO, 1974–83; mus. dir., Opera Sch., RSAMD, 1979–84; gen. mus. dir. Lucerne Opera 1984–7; mus. dir. Berne Opera 1988–90. CG début 1984; Los Angeles 1990.
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