Eugene Ormandy


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Noun1.Eugene Ormandy - United States conductor (born in Hungary) (1899-1985)
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He describes his background in music and as a conductor, specific performances and compositions and their impact on his career, his favorite pieces of music, auditions, critics, and Eugene Ormandy, Nathan Milstein, John Browning, Isaac Stern, Gilbert Kaplan, and John Williams.
Serkin's admiration for Gonzaga later translated into an endorsement for him to be the one of the soloists in Beethoven's Choral Fantasy with Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Estes has appeared at the world's major opera houses, at international festivals, and with 115 orchestras under 90 of the world's greatest conductors, including Leonard Bernstein, Erich Leinsdorf, Eugene Ormandy, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Loren Maazel, Carlo Giulini, and Georg Solti.
Some of Stock's most famous colleagues, including Eugene Ormandy, Serge Koussevitzky, Wilhelm Furtwangler, and especially Hermann Scherchen, also conducted Myaskovsky (pp.
He then received a serendipitous invitation to a Philadelphia conductors' symposium, sponsored by the famed conductor Eugene Ormandy.
In 1985, conductor Eugene Ormandy, director of the Philadelphia Orchestra for more than four decades, died at age 85.
These younger connections, which included Eugene Ormandy and Vincente Minnelli, promised a dynasty that should have secured Rothafel's legacy within the history of the entertainment industry, but, as his contemporaries realized, his name and accomplishments faded relatively quickly after his death.
There is also a third version of the complete ballet music scored for large orchestra, which Copland made in 1954 for Eugene Ormandy.
The President made a good choice, maybe because he knew and liked Eugene Ormandy, Ormandy proved to be a great choice, not only because he was a great musician and conductor, but because he proved amazingly flexible in living within the boundaries of unexpected and undefined political restrictions that might have been rejected by many prima donna maestros, to say nothing of orchestra managements and unions.
His success in the competition led to his debut at Carnegie Hall in 1947, performing Schumann's Piano Concerto with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
La de Eugene Ormandy al frente de la Orchestra Philarmonia, la de Toscanini con la NBC de Nueva York, o la de Wilhelm Furtwangler con la de Berlin.
This actually fit very well with the one anthropomorphic image of God I had formed as a child: It was Eugene Ormandy, conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, as rendered on the psychedelic back-cover of a record of Peter and the Wolf narrated by David Bowie.