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Abbado

Claudio. born 1933, Italian conductor; principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (1979--88); director of the Vienna State Opera (1986--91), and the Berlin Philharmonic (1989--2001)
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After it reopened in 1997, the opera struggled to distinguish itself on the international stage, finding it especially hard to attract the great orchestra conductors, despite Abbado's early support.
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When asked whether there have been individuals who have significantly influenced his career, Davey vividly recounts his experience during his post-doctoral year of study in Cambridge (1985) when he was apprentice to the late Claudio Abbado of the London Symphony Orchestra.
In newly conservative Milan, Musica nel nostro tempo, a prestigious season of modern and contemporary music started in 1976, is allowed to go bankrupt, and Claudio Abbado is forced to resign as La Scala's chief conductor because of his 'excessive' attention to the modern repertoire.
The label's peerless catalogue features legendary recordings by the greatest conductors and orchestras - from Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein to Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim and the Berliner Philharmoniker.
ROHM will dedicate those two concerts to the great Maestro Claudio Abbado, who passed away before being able to come to the Sultanate and achieve his desire to conduct the Orchestra for the scheduled concert.
One obituary of the late maestro Claudio Abbado -- who was known for his humble, subdued personality and style at the rostrum -- reported that as a student he learned to conduct with one hand tied behind his back.
On February 5 and 6 Italian conductor Gianluigi Gelmetti, who replaced Claudio Abbado who regretfully had to cancel due to poor health, will conduct the Orchestra Mozart, joined by Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini.
I also had a few memorable meetings with Charles Mackerras and Edward Downes, but also with Claudio Abbado, Yuri Temirkanov, Mariss Jansons, Neeme Jarvi, Valery Gergiev.
Placed in the center of the festival's total of 10 performances of six productions, the gala "Viva Verdi" featured an international cast of singers and the ystanbul State Opera and Ballet orchestra and choir conducted by Roberto Abbado.
Acclaimed Daniele Abbado makes his Royal Opera debut directing.