Harnoncourt


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Harnoncourt

Nikolaus. born 1929, Austrian conductor and cellist, noted for his performances using period instruments
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Handel's Concerti Grossi Opus 3 performed by the Concertus Musicus Wien under Nikolas Harnoncourt (0630-13574-2).
In the accompanying program notes, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt fatuously describes King Arthur as "the first musical in history," since it contains not only singing but also spoken dialogue and a great deal of dancing.
Harnoncourt discussing Haydn), plus a short film about the Styriarte Festival founded by Harnoncourt in the city of Graz.
As mentioned earlier, Nikolaus Harnoncourt is one of the most scholarly and informed of all conductors and he particularly brings his serious but soaring approach to opera as well as to instrumental music.
Employing a German translation based on John Dryden's original text, which was adapted further by stage director Jurgcn Flimm and conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the production uses stage actors and singers (often doubling one another in identical costumes) to present this pageant-like work and make it accessible to a modern audience.
The most important disseminators in Europe at the time were Nikolaus Harnoncourt and his Vienna Concentus Musicus and Gustav Leonhardt with his Leonhardt-Consort.
those made by Harnoncourt, with mixed instruments (Beethoven, von Weber, Schumann, Bruckner, Verdi).
Opernhaus Zurich Chorus and Orchestra/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
In demand around the world, Pieczonka has sung under such distinguished conductors as Riccardo Muti, Neville Marriner, Lorin Maazel, Claudio Abbado, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Anthony Pappano and the late Georg Solti--and, with Don Carlo, added Valery Gergiev to the list.
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Die selt-samsten Wiener der Welt: Nikolaus Harnoncourt und sein Concentus Musicus; 50 Jahre musikalische Entdeckungsreisen.