Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra

One of the four major orchestras in Vienna, the city of music , Austria's only official broadcast symphony orchestra! ! !

The ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra

Along with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera Orchestra, and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, this prestigious orchestra continues to play an active role as one of the four major orchestras in Vienna, the city of music. It has established an unshakable position as Austria's only official broadcast symphony orchestra. Every concert is broadcast on Austrian radio, and is often broadcast internationally. In recent years, it has also been distributed on the Internet for a week after the concert, and continues to increase new fans.

Not just classics! their diverse repertoire

His repertoire is wide ranging, from classics to 20th century works, as well as contemporary music.

Vienna Musikverein, regular series at the Wiener Konzerthaus, Viennese halls such as Austrian Radio Culture House, Theater an der Wien, Berliner Philharmoniker, Cologne Philharmoniker, Frankfurt Alteoper, Dusseldorf Tonhalle, etc. playing.

In addition, he has been invited to many international music festivals in Austria, including the Salzburg Festival, the Vienna Arts Week, and the Vienna Contemporary Music Festival. There are many tours to Japan, China, America and Latin American countries.

Since 2007, it has deepened its cooperation with the Theater an der Wien and has also enhanced its reputation as an opera orchestra. He has also devoted himself to film music, performing under the direction of an Oscar-winning composer and recording the soundtrack for the 2012 film Survey of the World: The Story of Gauss and Humboldt.

Cornelius Meister , Conductor

“The silk strings that draw you in, the sound of the lustrous wind instruments, the Meister portrays Brahms' Symphony No. 2 with a gentle, nostalgic familiarity. He builds a joyful crescendo and concludes with one of the rarest interpretations of the song.”

(May 2, 2011 [Washington Post])

Born in Hannover, Germany in 1980.

In 2010, he was appointed Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO). Harmonic). With numerous recordings including works by Haydn and world premieres, he has developed fruitful relationships with these orchestras. All of its performances have been broadcast on radio and the Internet, and some have even been broadcast on television.

Cornelius Meister covers standard pieces such as the Der Ring des Nibelungen and Bruckner's complete symphonies, as well as lesser-known and rare works such as Martinu's complete symphonies, some of which are in collaboration with the Zurich Opera. There are also full-fledged works such as "The Magic Flute", and he has also worked on numerous world premieres.

More recently, Cornelius Meister has performed with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Washington National Symphony Orchestra, New York Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Denmark. National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchester de Paris, Orchester National de Paris, Ensemble Intercontemporin, Orchestra of St. Cecilia, Rome, Tonhalle Orchestra, Orchester de la Suisse Romande, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Berlin He has been guest conductor of many orchestras, including the Radio Symphony Orchestra, North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

The early years of Cornelius Meister's international career saw a number of opera houses. At the tender age of 21, he made his debut at the Hamburg State Opera, followed by the Bavarian State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Old Dresden State Opera, Theater an der Wien, New National Theatre, San Francisco Opera, Copenhagen. Appeared in the National Opera.

Since 2012, Mozart, Wagner and Richard Strauss at the Vienna State Opera, Mozart and Puccini at the Royal Opera House since 2014, and in 2015 at La Scala in Milan. Conducted the world premiere of Giorgio Battistelli's new opera during the fair. In the 2015/2016 season, she performed "The Magic Flute", "Arabella", "Ariadne auf Naxos" and "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Vienna State Opera "Peter Grimes" at the Theater an der Wien. A project for "Carmen" has been decided at the Zurich Opera House.

Cornelius Meister studied piano and conducting at the University of Hanover with Konrad Meister, Martin Braus and Eiji Oue, and at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Dennis Russell Davis, Jorge Lotter and Karl Campel.

From 2005 to 2012 he was music director of the city of Heidelberg. In 2007 it won the prize for ``Germany's best concert programme'' and has also won numerous awards for its educational projects. As a pianist, he has given concerts in Europe and America, performing works by Grieg, Liszt, Gershwin, Beethoven and Mendelssohn.

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