Mackerras


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Mackerras

(məˈkɛrəs)
n
(Biography) Charles. 1925–2010, Australian conductor, esp of opera; resident in England
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Mackerras (Argo) and Solti (Decca) get the requisite velocity and exuberance, their orchestras' horn sections whooping with excitement.
Mackerras managed to coerce the orchestra into being rhythmically flexible (a property it lacks in the case of numerous Czech Philharmonic recordings dating from the time) and also made them attain soft dynamic sublimities, including stark dynamic contrasts in the fourth and fifth movements, which always land on the velvety pillow of the Rudolfinum's acoustics.
Celebrated Australian conductor Charles Mackerras (1925-2010) was known throughout his long career for his probing musicianship and insightful performances of works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Benjamin Britten, George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Puccini, Arthur Sullivan, and Giuseppe Verdi.
Citing Marco Polo as the first westerner to leave a detailed account of China, Mackerras focuses on other western perspectives on the PeopleAEs Republic of China, specifically since 1949.
Sir Andrew, one of Britain's most distinguished conductors, follows the late Vernon Handley and Sir Charles Mackerras who held the title from 1997-2008 and 2009-2010 respectively.
Her many opera recordings have enjoyed immense critical acclaim and she has worked with some of the most admired conductors, including Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Colin Davies, Seji Osawa, James Levine and Antonio Pappano.
Giuseppe has worked with many famous conductors, includA[degrees] ing Vladimir Jurowski, Robin Ticciati, Sir Mark Elder, Maurizio Benini, Sir Charles Mackerras, Kirill Karabits, Jir[THORN]iE[degrees] Be[THORN]ilohlEivek, Emmanuelle Haim and Stephane Deneve.
Enillodd Rebecca wobr Grammy yn 2008 am ei gwaith recordio, sy'n cynnwys perfformiadau hefo'r arweinyddion, Syr John Eliot Gardiner, David Parry, Brad Cohen a'r diweddar Syr Charles Mackerras.
The French-Cypriot pianist has performed with Antal Dor[sz]ti, Iv[sz]n Fischer, Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Charles Mackerras and Leonard Bernstein.
He has performed as a soloist with, among many others, the conductors Sir Simon Rattle, Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Chailly and Sir Charles Mackerras.
Peter trained at the Royal College of Music, with Norman Del Mar and in Vienna with Sir Charles Mackerras.
Among the eminent conductors she collaborated with are Pierre Monteux, Joseph Keilberth, Hermann Scherchen, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Alexander Dimitreev, Eric Leinsdorf, Rudolf Kempe, Adrian Boult, Malcolm Sargent, Charles Mackerras, Moshe Atzmon, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Andrew Davis, Anthony Wit and Aaron Copland.