Iván Fischer Biography (Wikipedia)
Iván Fischer (born 20 January 1951) is a Hungarian conductor and composer.
Born in Budapest into a musical family of Jewish heritage, Fischer initially studied piano, violin, cello and composition in Budapest. His older brother, Ádám Fischer, became a conductor in his own right. He moved later to Vienna to study conducting with Hans Swarowsky at the University of Music and Performing Arts, where he also studied cello and early music, studying and working as assistant to Nikolaus Harnoncourt. He also studied with Franco Ferrara at Accademia Chigiana in Siena.
In 1976, Fischer won the Rupert Foundation conducting competition in London. He began thereafter to guest-conduct such British orchestras as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Symphony and the London Symphony Orchestra, with whom he conducted a world tour in 1982. His US conducting debut was with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1983.
- Encore! The Orchestra That Sings Brahmshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06jd6gh.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06jd6gh.jpg2018-08-24T18:41:00.000ZMembers of the Budapest Festival Orchestra put down their instruments and sing the Hungarian Dance No. 4 by Johannes Brahms.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06jd2lr
Encore! The Orchestra That Sings Brahms
Iván Fischer Tracks