Michael Schønwandt

Born 10 September 1953
Michael Schønwandt
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1953-09-10
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Michael Schønwandt

Michael Schønwandt Biography (Wikipedia)

Michael Schønwandt (born 10 September 1953 in Frederiksberg) is a Danish conductor. In Denmark, he studied piano, theory, and composition, and later continued musical studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

In 1979, Schønwandt secured a post as 'permanent conductor' by the Royal Opera in Copenhagen. Schønwandt was Music Director of the Royal Danish Orchestra and the Copenhagen Opera House from 2000 to 2011. His work in contemporary opera has included conducting the world premiere productions of Poul Ruders' operas The Handmaid’s Tale and Dancer in the Dark. In 2006, he conducted the Royal Opera, in a production of Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, released on DVD by Decca.

Schønwandt was principal guest conductor of the Théâtre National de La Monnaie from 1984 to 1987, and held the same post with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra from 1987 to 2000. Schønwandt has also served as chief conductor of the Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester from 1992 to 1998. In May 2009, Schønwandt was named principal conductor of the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic In August 2010 he formally took up the post, which he held until the orchestra's dissolution in 2013.

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Friedrich Kuhlau
The Robbers' Castle (Overture)
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The Robbers' Castle (Overture)
Felix Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music (Op.61)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music (Op.61)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.102 in B flat major (H.1.102)
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Symphony No.102 in B flat major (H.1.102)
Hugo Alfvén
Midsummer vigil - Swedish rhapsody no.1 (Op.19)
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Midsummer vigil - Swedish rhapsody no.1 (Op.19)
Carl Nielsen
Serenade FS. 300
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Serenade FS. 300
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Spring Fantasy (3rd mvt)
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Spring Fantasy (3rd mvt)
Friedrich Kuhlau
The Robbers' Castle (Overture)
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The Robbers' Castle (Overture)
Léo Delibes
Les Filles de Cadix
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Les Filles de Cadix
Carl Nielsen
Symphony No.4 (Op.29) 'The Inextinguishable'
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Symphony No.4 (Op.29) 'The Inextinguishable'
Reinhold Moritzevich Glière
Concerto for Coloratura Soprano, Op 82
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Concerto for Coloratura Soprano, Op 82
Carl Nielsen
Pan og Syrinx [Pan and Syrinx] (FS.87) (Op.49)
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Pan og Syrinx [Pan and Syrinx] (FS.87) (Op.49)
Niels Gade, Danish Radio Concert Chorus, DR SymfoniOrkestret & Michael Schønwandt
Morning Hymn from Elverskud (The Elf King's Daughter) Op.30
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Morning Hymn from Elverskud (The Elf King's Daughter) Op.30

Morning Hymn from Elverskud (The Elf King's Daughter) Op.30

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Niels Gade
Choir
Danish Radio Concert Chorus
Friedrich Kuhlau
The Robbers' Castle (Overture)
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The Robbers' Castle (Overture)
Robert Schumann
Overture (Manfred, Op 115)
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Overture (Manfred, Op 115)
Alexander Alexandrovich Alyabiev
The Nightingale
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The Nightingale
Friedrich Kuhlau
Lulu (Overture)
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Lulu (Overture)
Carl Nielsen
En snes danske viser: Underlige aftenlufte! (Strange Evening Breeze)
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En snes danske viser: Underlige aftenlufte! (Strange Evening Breeze)
Carl Nielsen
Maskerade - overture
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Maskerade - overture
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.44 in E minor, 'Trauer'
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Symphony No.44 in E minor, 'Trauer'
Christian Frederik Emil Horneman
Overture from Aladdin
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Overture from Aladdin
Georges Bizet
Ivan Iv - Act 3 The Ceremonial square in the Kremlin
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Ivan Iv - Act 3 The Ceremonial square in the Kremlin
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No.2 (Op.55)
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Peer Gynt Suite No.2 (Op.55)
Friedrich Kuhlau
Elisa, Op 29 (Overture)
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Elisa, Op 29 (Overture)
Richard Wagner
Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell
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Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell

Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell

Singer
James Johnstone
Orchestra
Royal Danish Opera Orchestra
Christian Frederik Emil Horneman
Ouverture til Helteliv [A Hero's Life - overture]
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Ouverture til Helteliv [A Hero's Life - overture]
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Elverskud [fairy Spell] Op 30
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Elverskud [fairy Spell] Op 30

Elverskud [fairy Spell] Op 30

Choir
Tivoli Concert Choir
Orchestra
Tivoli S O
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Elverskud [fairy Spell] Op 30 - Prologue
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Elverskud [fairy Spell] Op 30 - Prologue

Elverskud [fairy Spell] Op 30 - Prologue

Choir
Tivoli Concert Choir
Orchestra
Tivoli S O
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Symphony No 4 in B flat major Op 20
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Symphony No 4 in B flat major Op 20
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Symphony No 4 In B flat major Op 20 (extract)
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Symphony No 4 In B flat major Op 20 (extract)
Niels Wilhelm Gade
Symphony No 1 In C minor Op 5 - Moderato
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Symphony No 1 In C minor Op 5 - Moderato
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1990: Prom 52
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Royal Albert Hall
1990-09-03T04:51:35
3
Sep
1990

Proms 1990: Prom 52

Royal Albert Hall

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