Silvio Varviso
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1924-02-26
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Silvio Varviso

Silvio Varviso Biography (Wikipedia)

Silvio Varviso (26 February 1924 – 1 November 2006) was a Swiss conductor who spent most of his career devoted to conducting opera. He began his conducting career working in minor opera houses in Switzerland in the mid-1940s. He became the principal conductor of the opera house in Basel in 1956 where he served for six years. In the late 1950s he began appearing with major opera houses on the international stage as a guest conductor. During the 1960s, he became a fixture at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City and at the Royal Opera House in London. In 1965 he became the music director of the Royal Swedish Opera, and later in his career served as the music director of the Staatsoper Stuttgart and the Paris Opera. During the early 1990s he became a permanent guest conductor at the Vlaamse Opera where he remained active up until his death.

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Silvio Varviso Tracks

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Alexander Borodin
Symphony No.2 in B minor
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Symphony No.2 in B minor

Symphony No.2 in B minor

Orchestra
Suisse Romande Orchestra
Richard Wagner
‘Da zu dir der Heiland kam’ – Meistersinger von Nurnberg
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‘Da zu dir der Heiland kam’ – Meistersinger von Nurnberg

‘Da zu dir der Heiland kam’ – Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Performer
Beyreuth Festival chorus and orchestra
Suisse Romande Orchestra, Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев & Silvio Varviso
The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op 118 (Prologue)
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The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op 118 (Prologue)

The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op 118 (Prologue)

Performer
Suisse Romande Orchestra, Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев & Silvio Varviso
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Gioachino Rossini
The Barber of Seville (Overture)
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The Barber of Seville (Overture)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1963: Prom 02
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Royal Albert Hall
1963-07-22T23:05:44
22
Jul
1963

Proms 1963: Prom 02

19:00
Royal Albert Hall

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