Johannes Fritzsch

Conductor. Born 1960
Johannes Fritzsch
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Johannes Fritzsch

Johannes Fritzsch Biography (Wikipedia)

Johannes Fritzsch (born Meissen, Germany, 1960) is a German conductor. His father, a cantor and organist, was his first music teacher, in piano and organ. His brother, Georg Fritzsch (born 1963), is himself a conductor. His other brother Rainer Fritzsch (born 1974) is a cantor in Radeberg.

Fritzsch continued his musical studies on violin and trumpet. He attended the Carl Maria von Weber Music Academy in Dresden, studying conducting, piano and trumpet. In 1982, Fritzsch took his first conducting post, as second Kapellmeister at the Rostock Volkstheater, where his conducting duties included the first East German performances of Hans Werner Henze's The English Cat in 1986. From 1987 to 1992, Fritzsch was a Kapellmeister with the Staatsoper Dresden, Semperoper.

From 1992 to 1993, he was first Kapellmeister at the Staatsoper Hannover. From 1993 to 1999, he served as music director and chief conductor at the Städtische Bühnen and the Philharmonisches Orchester in Freiburg. He was Generalmusikdirektor (GMD) of the Staatsoper Nürnberg in the 2005-2006 season. In Austria, he became chief conductor of the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra and the Graz Opera in 2006. In January 2013, Fritzsch resigned his Graz posts, effective at the end of January 2013.

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Frederick Septimus Kelly
Elegy - In memoriam Rupert Brooke
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Elegy - In memoriam Rupert Brooke
Peteris Vasks
Cantabile for string orchestra
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Cantabile for string orchestra
Johannes Brahms
25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel (Op.24)
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25 Variations and fugue on a theme by G F Handel (Op.24)
Piers Lane
Piano Concerto In D Minor
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Piano Concerto In D Minor
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