He has appeared with many of the world's finest orchestras and conductors including Bernard Haitink, Kurt Masur, Simon Rattle and Georg Solti
's 1970 recording of Tannhauser with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has long been viewed as one of his most successful Wagner sets, and one of the greatest all round, with a nearly ideal cast, brilliant direction and state-of-the-art sound.
The soundtrack is Solti
's acclaimed Decca Vienna recording, or rather edited highlights since the production here compresses the 14-hour cycle into less than two.
She has appeared with leading orchestras throughout Europe and North America, with conductors including Sir Georg Solti
, Sir Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta, Mariss Jansons, Ivor Bolton, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Charles Mackerras, Valery Gergiev Sir Mark Elder, Antonio Pappano and Bernard Haitink.
The nominees include Muddy Waters, Alison Krauss, Nat King Cole, Smashing Pumpkins and Sir Georg Solti
Deputy Director Tisha Hyter said Estes is "truly an inspiration" who has "engaged Iowans at an unprecedented level." 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
. He has performed at 84 of the most famous opera houses in the world, including the Vienna State Opera, the Zurich Opera, La Scala in Italy, houses in Paris, London, Berlin, Barcelona, Spain, and others, including several seasons at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
BORN RAQUEL Welch, US actress, 1940, above MICHAEL Keaton, US actor, 1951 JESSE James, American outlaw, 1847 DIED CRAZY Horse, native American leader, 1877 DOUGLAS Bader, RAF fighter pilot, 1982, above GEORG Solti
, Hungarian conductor, 1997
Throughout his career he has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians, including Yehudi Menuhin, Lorin Maazel, Neville Marriner, Georg Solti
, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Sir Andrew Davis and Esa-Pekka Salonen as well as Stephane Grappelli, Elton John and Cleo Laine.
In 1997, Mother Teresa died in Calcutta, India, at age 87; conductor Sir Georg Solti
died in France at age 84.
Je suis concertiste aussi bien au violon solo que dans des formations prestigieuses, j'ai joue aux cotes des plus grands chefs d'orchestre dont Lorin Mzel, Ricardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, Georg Solti
et beaucoup d'autres.
Her three years at Indiana University were marvelous ones, studying with people such as Margaret Hillis, a rare female conductor and founder of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, who also had the unusual task of substituting on short notice for Georg Solti
, the Chicago Symphony's conductor.