Matthias Bamert

Born 5 July 1942
Matthias Bamert
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1942-07-05
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Matthias Bamert

Matthias Bamert Biography (Wikipedia)

Matthias Bamert (born July 5, 1942 in Ersigen, Canton of Bern) is a Swiss composer and conductor.

In addition to studies in Switzerland, Bamert studied music in Darmstadt and in Paris, with Pierre Boulez and Karlheinz Stockhausen, and their influences can be detected in his own compositions from the 1970s. He spent the years 1965 to 1969 as principal oboist with the Salzburg Mozart Orchestra, but then switched to conducting.

Bamert's conducting career began in North America as an apprentice to George Szell and later as Assistant Conductor to Leopold Stokowski, and Resident Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel. He was music director of the Swiss Radio Orchestra from 1977 to 1983.

Bamert was Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Director of the Glasgow contemporary music festival Musica Nova from 1985 to 1990. He has conducted the world premieres of works by composers such as Toru Takemitsu, John Casken, James MacMillan and Wolfgang Rihm. He was director of the Lucerne Festival from 1992 to 1998. During his Lucerne tenure, a new concert hall was opened, and programme expansions included establishment of a new Easter Festival and a piano festival.

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Matthias Bamert Tracks

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Erno Dohnanyi
Symphonic Minutes Op.36 (Rondo)
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Symphonic Minutes Op.36 (Rondo)
Patrick Hadley
One Morning in Spring
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One Morning in Spring
William Herschel
Symphony No 12 in D major (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 12 in D major (3rd mvt)
Antonio Salieri
Falstaff (Overture)
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Falstaff (Overture)
Dieterich Buxtehude
Sarabande and Courante (BuxWV.179)
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Sarabande and Courante (BuxWV.179)
Hubert Parry
Symphony no. 3 in C major 'English' (3rd mvt)
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Symphony no. 3 in C major 'English' (3rd mvt)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Turkish March (Rondo alla Turca from Piano sonata no.11)
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Turkish March (Rondo alla Turca from Piano sonata no.11)
Hubert Parry
Symphony no. 5 in B minor: II. Love
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Symphony no. 5 in B minor: II. Love
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
In the manger
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In the manger
Hubert Parry
Symphony No. 2 in F major 'Cambridge' (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No. 2 in F major 'Cambridge' (2nd mvt)
Michael Haydn
Symphony in G, P16
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Symphony in G, P16
Antonio Salieri
26 Variations on La folia
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26 Variations on La folia
Hubert Parry
Symphony No. 5 In B Minor (Symphonic Fantasia) mvmt 2 -Love
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Symphony No. 5 In B Minor (Symphonic Fantasia) mvmt 2 -Love
Hubert Parry
Symphony No. 4 In E Minor - mvmt 1 Con fuoco
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Symphony No. 4 In E Minor - mvmt 1 Con fuoco
Hubert Parry
Symphonic Poem 'From Death To Life'
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Symphonic Poem 'From Death To Life'
Hubert Parry
Symphony No. 3 In C Major (English) - mvmnts 1 & 2
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Symphony No. 3 In C Major (English) - mvmnts 1 & 2
Hubert Parry
The Soul's Ransom - section 2
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The Soul's Ransom - section 2
Hubert Parry
Symphony No. 2 In F Major (Cambridge)
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Symphony No. 2 In F Major (Cambridge)
Hubert Parry
Symphony No. 1 in G major, 2nd mvt
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Symphony No. 1 in G major, 2nd mvt
Antonio Salieri
Symphony in D major "Veneziana"
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Symphony in D major "Veneziana"
Antonio Salieri
Cublai, great khan of the Tartars (Overture)
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Cublai, great khan of the Tartars (Overture)
Michael Haydn
Symphony in F major, P 32 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony in F major, P 32 (3rd mvt)
Erno Dohnanyi
Wedding Waltz (The Veil of the Pierrette)
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Wedding Waltz (The Veil of the Pierrette)
Antonio Salieri
La Locandiera (Overture)
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La Locandiera (Overture)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Schauspiel Overture, Op 4
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Schauspiel Overture, Op 4
Samuel Wesley
Symphony in D major (1784)
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Symphony in D major (1784)
Erno Dohnanyi
Suite in F sharp minor Op.19 (Rondo)
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Suite in F sharp minor Op.19 (Rondo)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Chorale-Prelude 'Wir glauben all' an einen Gott', BWV 680
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Chorale-Prelude 'Wir glauben all' an einen Gott', BWV 680
William Herschel
Symphony No 13 in D major
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Symphony No 13 in D major
Erno Dohnanyi
Symphonic Minutes, Op 36 (No 3, Scherzo)
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Symphonic Minutes, Op 36 (No 3, Scherzo)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Komm, süßer Tod, BWV478 (arranged for orchestra)
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Komm, süßer Tod, BWV478 (arranged for orchestra)
William Herschel
Symphony no. 13 in D
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Symphony no. 13 in D
Erno Dohnanyi
Symphonic Minutes, Op 36 (Tema con variazioni)
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Symphonic Minutes, Op 36 (Tema con variazioni)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2010: Prom 32
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Royal Albert Hall
2010-08-09T05:17:45
9
Aug
2010

Proms 2010: Prom 32

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1999: Prom 33
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Royal Albert Hall
1999-08-12T05:17:45
12
Aug
1999

Proms 1999: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1998: Prom 13
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Royal Albert Hall
1998-07-26T05:17:45
26
Jul
1998

Proms 1998: Prom 13

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1996: Prom 33
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-08-14T05:17:45
14
Aug
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1995: Prom 16
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Royal Albert Hall
1995-08-02T05:17:45
2
Aug
1995

Proms 1995: Prom 16

Royal Albert Hall

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