Claudio Abbado is remembered as not only one of the outstanding conductors of his era, with an astonishing capacity to go straight to the heart of the music he performed, but as a man whose tireless work and communicative gifts, in encouraging musicians, founding orchestras and establishing festivals, had a far-reaching impact on cultural life as a whole.
Claudio Abbado: The Sony & RCA Album Collection Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6 BWV1046-1051 (complete) Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral' The Creatures of Prometheus, O. 43 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 Reger: An die Hoffnung, Op. 124 Riehm: Hölderlin-Fragmente for Voice and Orchestra (1977 version) Rossini: Semiramide Overture La scala di seta Overture Il Turco in Italia Overture Elisabetta regina d'Inghilterra Overture Tancredi Overture Guillaume Tell Overture Il viaggio a Reims Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.
The new 5-CD reissue of these recordings from the early 1990s includes several favourite symphonies, the Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola, the Masonic Funeral Music, a serenade and divertimento as well as the C minor Mass, of which Abbado s performance is wide-ranging, delivering most satisfyingly on every aspect of this hugely varied score
Claudio Abbado, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (Italian pronunciation: ; 26 June 1933 – 20 January 2014) was an Italian conductor
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Claudio Abbado - Short Biography Berliner Philharmoniker - Short History. Recordings of Orchestral Works. Alessandro Scarlatti Orchestra. 3rd recording of Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051 by C. Abbado. Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions.
Claudio Abbado was an Italian conductor (born June 26, 1933 in Milan, Italy; died January 20, 2014 in Bologna, Italy). He was the music director of La Scala from 1968 to 1986. He founded the Orchestra della Scala for the performance of orchestral repertoire in concert. He was principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra from 1979 to 1987. In the US, he was principal guest conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 1986. In 1989, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra elected Abbado as their chief conductor, to succeed Herbert von Karajan. Abbado held this post until 2002