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Composer: Schmidt, Franz (1874-1939)

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Year of birth1874
Year of death1939
NationalityUnknown
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SalzburgBerliner Philharmoniker 2Guest Orchestras

Dukas, Prokofiev, Schmidt
Berliner Philharmoniker; Kirill Petrenko; Yuja Wang

LondonProm 66: Berlin Philharmonic & Kirill Petrenko (I)

Dukas, Prokofiev, Schmidt
Berliner Philharmoniker; Kirill Petrenko; Yuja Wang

StockholmSimone Young conducts the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic

Simone Young conducts the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic
Schoenberg, Schumann, Schmidt
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Simone Young; Kian Soltani

LucerneBerliner Philharmoniker

Dukas, Prokofiev, Schmidt
Berliner Philharmoniker; Kirill Petrenko; Yuja Wang

MilanHaydn, Mozart, Schmidt

Haydn, Mozart, Schmidt
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; Claus Peter Flor; Alexandre Tharaud
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Brilliance and grandeur from Petrenko and the Berlin Phi

Kirill Petrenko conducts the Berlin Philharmonic © Monika Rittershaus
Yuja Wang brings brilliance to Prokofiev at the Philharmonie, but Petrenko's conducting of rarities by Dukas and Schmidt also prove richly rewarding.
****1
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Glowing Brahms and ravishing Schmidt

Semyon Bychkov © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Imagine the musical love child of Strauss and Bruckner: luscious strings, wind chorales, hints of Austrian Ländler, opulent orchestration. This provides an indication of the sound world of Franz Schmidt, whose Second Symphony finally made its Proms debut. 
*****
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Fabio Luisi and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra bring grace to warhorses

Fabio Luisi  ©  Barbara Luisi
The Italian conductor Fabio Luisi has become an increasingly familiar and welcome face to New York audiences. Recently appointed Principal Conductor at the Metropolitan Opera, he is primarily known here as an operatic conductor.

Gewaltiger Abschied

Simone Young © Klaus Lefebvre
Mit einem gewaltigen Oratorienkonzert verabschiedet sich Simone Young von Hamburg.
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