Jerzy Semkow

Born 12 October 1928. Died 23 December 2014
Jerzy Semkow
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1928-10-12
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Jerzy Semkow

Jerzy Semkow Biography (Wikipedia)

Jerzy Semkow (12 October 1928 – 23 December 2014) was a Polish-born French conductor.

Semkow was born in Radomsko, Poland, but later took French citizenship and resided in Paris. His conducting mentors included Erich Kleiber, Bruno Walter, and Tullio Serafin. He was an assistant conductor with Yevgeny Mravinsky with the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra.

Semkow held posts as principal conductor of the National Opera in Warsaw (1959–62), principal conductor of the Royal Danish Opera and the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen (1966–76), as well as Music Director of the Orchestra of Radio-Televisione Italiana (RAI) in Rome. In the USA, Semkow served as music director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (1975–79), and as music advisor and principal conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic (1985–89). He was a regular guest conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra over a 40-year period, including guest appearances over 24 consecutive seasons from 1986 to 2009.

Semkow lectured on music at the University of Colorado and conducted master classes at Yale University and New York's Manhattan School of Music. He recorded commercially with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for the Vox/Turnabout label.

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Franz Schubert
Nacht und Traume, D827
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Nacht und Traume, D827

Nacht und Traume, D827

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Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Franz Schubert
Du bist die Ruh (D.776), arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Du bist die Ruh (D.776), arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
Franz Schubert
Prometheus D.674, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Prometheus D.674, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Prometheus D.674, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Music Arranger
Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Franz Schubert
Gretchen am Spinnrade D.118, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Gretchen am Spinnrade D.118, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Gretchen am Spinnrade D.118, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Music Arranger
Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Franz Schubert
Symphony no. 9 in C major D.944 (Great)
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Symphony no. 9 in C major D.944 (Great)

Symphony no. 9 in C major D.944 (Great)

Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra No 2 Op 19 in B flat major
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Concerto for piano and orchestra No 2 Op 19 in B flat major
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No 1 in D major 'Titan'
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Symphony No 1 in D major 'Titan'
Franz Schubert
Am Tage aller Seelen D.343, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Am Tage aller Seelen D.343, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
Alexander Borodin
Prince Igor: Peasant's Chorus from Act IV 'The Black Raven'
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Prince Igor: Peasant's Chorus from Act IV 'The Black Raven'
Franz Schubert
Memnon, D541 (arr Reger for voice and orchestra)
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Memnon, D541 (arr Reger for voice and orchestra)

Memnon, D541 (arr Reger for voice and orchestra)

Music Arranger
Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Modest Mussorgsky
Boris Godunov - Act 4 Scene 2 opening chorus
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Boris Godunov - Act 4 Scene 2 opening chorus
Franz Schubert
Erlkonig D.328, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra
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Erlkonig D.328, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Erlkonig D.328, arr. Reger for voice and orchestra

Music Arranger
Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Rafał Blechacz
Concerto No. 2 In F Minor Op.21 For Piano And Orchestra - Allegro vivace
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Concerto No. 2 In F Minor  Op.21 For Piano And Orchestra - Allegro vivace
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