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Charles Dutoit

Among the world’s foremost conductors, Charles Dutoit is particularly noted for his shows of People from france, Russian, and 20th hundred years music. Dutoit started his studies in the Lausanne Conservatory (violin, piano, and orchestral performing), and later on continuing in Geneva. In 1958 he received his diploma in performing …

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Josef Krips

Josef Krips was among the busiest of Austrian-born conductors after Globe War II, an urgent benefit to his having been forced from his native nation after its annexation by Germany. He previously a major carrying out and recording profession on two continents, in orchestral and operatic music. Josef Krips analyzed …

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Aram Khachaturian

Although he was indicted (alongside Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and a great many other prominent Soviet music artists) for “formalism,” within the infamous Zhdanov decree of 1948, Aram Khachaturian was, for some of his longer career, among the Soviet music establishment’s most valued representatives. Blessed into an Armenian family members, in Tbilisi, …

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Waltraud Meier

Though she’s achieved very much acclaim on her behalf Wagnerian assignments — and rightly so, mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier possesses a huge repertory — not forgetting a consummate skill — in Italian, French, as well as Russian opera, from Bizet’s Carmen and Tchaikovsky’s Jeanne d’Arc to Verdi’s Azucena (Il Trovatore) and …

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Kerstin Meyer

Swedish mezzo-soprano Kerstin Meyer enjoyed a complete and satisfying career through great intelligence and using a tone of voice of great, if nearly first-rate, quality. Her device, not large but relatively dark in coloration, was occasionally betrayed by an unequal and pronounced vibrato. However her stage existence was riveting more …

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Christian Thielemann

Christian Thielemann has spent the majority of his career in the main opera houses of Germany, earning a reputation among the finest conductors from the operas of Wagner and Richard Strauss. He continues to be, especially in the brand new century, mixed up in concert hall, aswell, especially in repertory …

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Franz Crass

Although occasionally billed like a bass baritone, Franz Crass was a higher bass with a musical instrument of unusual warmth and suppleness. In a day and time where most German basses provided weighty, droning noises, Crass’ very gorgeous instrument ideally match such functions as Sarastro (he sang the Sprecher in …

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Leopold Ludwig

Leopold Ludwig was a respected Austrian conductor. Especially popular as an opera conductor, he was also among the first to create stereo system LP recordings of symphonies of Gustav Mahler. He discovered piano like a son and continued to review the instrument in the Vienna Conservatory with Emil Pauer. He …

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Dennis Brain

Few instrumentalists from the 20th century did even more to determine a single role for a musical instrument than Dennis Brain. By age group 36, he previously helped restore the four Mozart and two Strauss horn concertos towards the repertory; motivated Hindemith, Britten, among others to create for his device; …

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Alun Francis

Alun Francis is among the esteemed conductors around the international picture, and it is admired for his attempts in getting international recognition to many great tonal symphonists mixed up in post-World Battle II years, as well as for additional efforts with respect to 20th hundred years music. His “indigenous” instrument …

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