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Composer: Schmidt, Franz (1874-1939)

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Year of birth1874
Year of death1939
NationalityUnknown
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BerlinLiadov, Prokofiev, Schmidt

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

ViennaWayne Marshall, Orgel

Marshall, Widor, Jongen, Vierne, Schmidt
Wayne Marshall, Organ

SalzburgBerliner Philharmoniker 2

Dukas, Prokofiev, Schmidt
Berliner Philharmoniker; Kirill Petrenko; Yuja Wang
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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.
****1
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