Günther Herbig

German conductor. Born 30 November 1931
Günther Herbig
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Günther Herbig

Günther Herbig Biography (Wikipedia)

Günther Herbig (born 30 November 1931) is a German conductor.

Born in Ústí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia, Herbig studied conducting at the Franz Liszt Academy in Weimar in 1951 (then in East Germany) with Hermann Abendroth. He later was a student of Hermann Scherchen, Arvids Jansons, and Herbert von Karajan. After completing his studies, he became Kapellmeister at the Deutsches Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle Weimar in 1956. He subsequently held operatic posts in Erfurt and Potsdam. From 1972 to 1977, he was chief conductor of the Dresden Philharmonic. He was chief conductor of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra from 1977 to 1983. After a dispute with the DDR Politburo, Herbig left the GDR and emigrated to the United States.

In North America, Herbig was music director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from 1984 to 1990. He worked regularly with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra from 1988 to 1994, initially as its artistic adviser and later as its music director. From 2001 to 2006 he served as Chief Conductor of Radio Symphony Orchestra Saarbrücken, now Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern. More recently Herbig has been the principal guest conductor and music adviser (2003–2006; and 2009–present) of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

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Günther Herbig Tracks

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Anton Bruckner
Te Deum in C
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Te Deum in C
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op. 88
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Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op. 88
Johannes Brahms
Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.73
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Symphony no. 2 in D major Op.73
Günther Herbig
Concerto in E flat major Op.36 for clarinet and orchestra
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Concerto in E flat major Op.36 for clarinet and orchestra
Richard Strauss
Six Brentano Lieder, Op. 68
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Six Brentano Lieder, Op. 68
Johannes Brahms
Academic Festival Overture
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Academic Festival Overture
Alina Ibragimova
Concerto in D major Op.61 for violin and orchestra (feat. Günther Herbig & BBC Philharmonic)
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Concerto in D major Op.61 for violin and orchestra (feat. Günther Herbig & BBC Philharmonic)
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Past BBC Events

BBC Philharmonic 2013-14 Season: Strauss - Tod und Verklärung
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The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2014-02-01T09:51:23
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Feb
2014
BBC Philharmonic 2013-14 Season: Strauss - Tod und Verklärung

BBC Philharmonic 2013-14 Season: Strauss - Tod und Verklärung

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The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Proms 1984: Prom 19
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-08-06T09:51:23
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Aug
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 19

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1984: Prom 07
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-07-25T09:51:23
25
Jul
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 07

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1983: Prom 11
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Royal Albert Hall
1983-08-02T09:51:23
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Aug
1983

Proms 1983: Prom 11

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1983: Prom 06
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Royal Albert Hall
1983-07-28T09:51:23
28
Jul
1983

Proms 1983: Prom 06

Royal Albert Hall

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