Conductors: the Orchestra has worked with many of the world's greatest conductors

 
 
 

Vasily Petrenko

Chief Conductor EUYO, 2015 -

EUYO Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko was born in 1976 and started his music education at the St Petersburg Capella Boys Music School – the oldest music school in Russia. He then ...
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Bernard Haitink

Conductor Laureate EUYO, 2015 - Music Director EUYO, 1994 - 2000

Bernard Haitink was born and trained in Amsterdam. His conducting career began in 1954 at the Netherlands Radio, where he took part in their intensive conductors’ courses, and wh...
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Claudio Abbado

Founding Music Director EUYO, Music Director EUYO, 1976 - 1994

Claudio Abbado, 26 June 1933 – 20 January 2014 was an Italian conductor. One of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, particularly in the music of Gus...
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Vladimir Ashkenazy

Music Director EUYO, 2000 - 2015, Conductor EUYO, 1987 -

One of the few artists to combine a successful career as a pianist and conductor, Russian-born Vladimir Ashkenazy inherited his musical gift from both sides of his family; his fa...
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Daniel Barenboim

Conductor

Daniel Barenboim is an Argentine pianist and conductor. Currently, he is general music director of La Scala in Milan, the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he pre...
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Gianandrea Noseda

Conductor

Gianandrea Noseda is one of the world’s most sought-after conductors, equally recognized for his artistry in both the concert hall and opera house. He was named the National Symp...
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Leonard Bernstein

Conductor

Leonard Bernstein August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990 was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated...
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Herbert Blomstedt

Conductor

Herbert Blomstedt (born July 11, 1927) is a Swedish conductor. Blomstedt was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and two years after his birth, his Swedish parents moved the famil...
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Carlo Maria Giulini

Conductor

Carlo Maria Giulini, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (9 May 1914 – 14 June 2005) was an Italian conductor. From the age of five, when he began to play the violin, Giulini’s musical ...
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James Conlon

Conductor

James Conlon, one of today’s most versatile and respected conductors, has cultivated a vast symphonic, operatic and choral repertoire. He has conducted virtually every major Amer...
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Sir Colin Davis

Conductor

Colin Davis became one of the world's best-known conductors during the last four decades of the 20th century. He was particularly well known for his recordings of Berlioz and Sib...
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Stéphane Denève

Conductor

Stéphane Denève is Music Director of the Brussels Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra, Music Director Designate (19/20) of the St. Louis Symphon...
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Iván Fischer

Conductor

One of the most prominent Hungarian conductors of his generation, Ivan Fischer has established a reputation in both Hungarian and Baroque music. His interpretations of works by L...
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Manfred Honeck

Born in Austria, Manfred Honeck received his musical training at the Academy of Music in Vienna. Many years of experience as a member of the viola section in the Vienna Philharmo...
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Raphael Kubelík

Conductor

Rafael Jeroným Kubelík (29 June 1914 – 11 August 1996) was a Czech-born conductor and composer.
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Lorin Maazel

Conductor

A second-generation American, born in Paris on March 6, 1930, Lorin Maazel began violin lessons at age five and conducting lessons at age seven. He studied with Vladimir Bakalein...
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Zubin Mehta

Conductor

Zubin Mehta was born in 1936 in Bombay and received his first musical education under his father’s Mehli Mehta’s guidance who was a noted concert violinist and the founder of the...
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Mstislav Rostropovich

Conductor

Mstislav Leopoldovich "Slava" Rostropovich, KBE (March 27, 1927 – April 27, 2007), was a Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor. He is considered to be one of the greatest cell...
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Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Conductor

Gennady Rozhdestvensky, one of today’s greatest conductors, was born in Moscow in 1931. He studied the piano with Lev Oborin and conducting with his father, Nikolaï Anosov, at th...
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Kurt Sanderling

Conductor

Kurt Sanderling, CBE (19 September 1912 – 17 September 2011) was a German conductor.
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Sir Georg Solti

Conductor

Sir Georg Solti was one of this century’s most brilliant conductors and a leading figure of musical culture in Europe and the US. The great Maestro made his first recordings for ...
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Xian Zhang

Born in Dandong, China, Xian Zhang made her professional conducting debut at the Central Opera House in Beijing at the age of 20. She was appointed as the New York Philharmonic’s...
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