Foto: Die Feen - Wagner - Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris - 04/2009(c) Marie-Noëlle Robert.
miércoles, 9 de marzo de 2016
Early Music Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Has Passed Away – Aged 86
Celebrated Austrian conductor, Nikolaus
Harnoncourthas died today – aged 86. He will be remembered as a leading pioneer in “period
performance practice” of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods. He had appeared with many of the world’s
leading international orchestras, including conducting the 2001 and 2003Vienna PhilharmonicNew Year’s Concert and was the founder of
the Concentus Musicus Wien– an eminent chamber ensemble focused
intensively on Baroque and Renaissance music and performance practice.He announcedhis retirement from the concert stage, due to
poor health, in December last year.