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Composer: Hartmann, Karl Amadeus (1905-1963)

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Year of birth1905
Year of death1963
NationalityGermany
Period20th century
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AmsterdamConcertgebouw Orchestra: Gatti Meets Kavakos

© Marco Borggreve
Connesson, Escher, Hartmann, Honegger
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Daniele Gatti; Leonidas Kavakos

Clermont-FerrandPécou, Chausson, Ravel, Hartmann

Pécou, Chausson, Ravel, Hartmann
Orchestre d'Auvergne; Alexander Liebreich; Augustin Dumay; Ensemble Variances

Newcastle NSWAlina Ibragimova | Death and the Maiden

Barber, Mozart, Hartmann, Pärt, Schubert
Australian Chamber Orchestra; Alina Ibragimova

CanberraAlina Ibragimova | Death and the Maiden

Barber, Mozart, Hartmann, Pärt, Schubert
Australian Chamber Orchestra; Alina Ibragimova

MelbourneAlina Ibragimova | Death and the Maiden

Barber, Mozart, Hartmann, Pärt, Schubert
Australian Chamber Orchestra; Alina Ibragimova
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Scottish Ensemble explores the political, spiritual and emotional

Alina Ibragimova © Eva Vermandel
Alina Ibragimova with the Scottish Ensemble perform exuberant early teenage Mendelssohn, deeply spiritual Pärt and Vasks, politically lethal Hartmann and utterly thrilling Bach.
****1
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Simply brilliant: Simplicius Simplicissimus

Adrian Thompson (Hermit) and Stephanie Corley (Simplicius) © Max Lacome
The first UK production of Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s 1930s anti-war opera Simplicius Simplicissimus is a musical and dramatic triumph, and as pertinent as ever
*****
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LPO with Kavakos: Bach, Beethoven and Hartmann

Leonidas Kavakos © Marco Borggreve
Vladimir Jurowski put in a surprise appearance at the harpsichord at the start of this London Philharmonic Orchestra concert, which saw Leonidas Kavakos join the orchestra for concertos by Bach and Karl Amadeus Hartmann. But it was the Eroica that drew the strongest performance.
***11
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Defiant memory: Janowski and Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin at Musikfest Berlin

Marek Janowski  ©  Felix Broede
Even in a festival anchored around a handful of 20th-century composers touched by the presence of war – Benjamin Britten, Dmitri Shostakovich, Béla Bartók, Witold Lutosławski – the program on Thursday night with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and their chief conductor, Marek Janowski, was especially haunted by the memory of atrocity.
***11
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David Zinman's Beethoven Festival in New York Ends with a Solid Eroica

David Zinman,  ©  Priska Ketterer
There is, nowadays, no one way to play a Beethoven symphony – if indeed there ever was. Just as we today are exposed to the myriad methods of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Christian Thielemann, Bernard Haitink, and Osmo Vänskä, the supposedly bad old days of the 1950s found space for the very different talents of Wilhelm Furtwängler, Otto Klemperer, Erich Kleiber, and Hermann Scherchen to rub shou
****1
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