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Harnoncourt

Nikolaus. born 1929, Austrian conductor and cellist, noted for his performances using period instruments
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In November 2012, Buchbinder presented a live recording of Mozart concertos with Concentus Musicus Wien and Nikolaus Harnoncourt. The interpretation of the 'new testament' of the piano repertoire has developed into a core interest for Buchbinder.
The most glorious Sony Masterworks release (this writer's favorite) is the famed conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt's stirring live recording of George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess.
Nikolaus Harnoncourt writes, "It is very important to understand the style of the period in which the composer thinks and with which he is well familiar," (12) an opinion that is widely shared.
On Tuesday evening, performances were held of four of Haydn's symphonies by maestro Nikolaus Harnoncourt and his period-instrument ensemble, Concentus Musicus.
CONDUCTOR NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT, in the notes to his complete Beethoven Symphony cycle of 1990-91 with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
At 20, Bartoli took the stage with renowned conductors Daniel Barenboim and Nikolaus Harnoncourt setting her career in motion.
Boyd was principal oboe in the Chamber Orchestra of Europe which recorded the Beethoven symphonies on a hugely overrated set under Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Jansons makes his debut at this long-running event, following in the footsteps of such conductors as Willi Boskovsky, Herbert von Karajan, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Riccardo Muti, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and so many more.
All four studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum - where they have themselves taught since 1988 - and in Basel, Hanover and Cincinnati where their tutors included such distinguished musicians as Heinrich Schiff, Walter Levin and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
After studying with Nikolaus Harnoncourt in Salzburg, he founded thePurcell Quartet in 1984 and was a founder member of Fretwork in 1985.
By contrast, the CD for New Year Concert 2001, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, has sold 90,000 copies so far.
In the early seventies the choir really made a profound artistic impact when a relatively obscure conductor named Nikolaus Harnoncourt began recording all of J.S.