Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Born 6 December 1929. Died 5 March 2016
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
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1929-12-06
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Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Nikolaus Harnoncourt Biography (Wikipedia)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Johann Nikolaus Graf [Count] de la Fontaine und d’Harnoncourt-Unverzagt; 6 December 1929 – 5 March 2016) was an Austrian conductor, particularly known for his historically informed performances of music from the Classical era and earlier. Starting out as a classical cellist, he founded his own period instrument ensemble, Concentus Musicus Wien, in the 1950s, and became a pioneer of the Early Music movement. Around 1970, Harnoncourt started to conduct opera and concert performances, soon leading renowned international symphony orchestras, and appearing at leading concert halls, operatic venues and festivals. His repertoire then widened to include composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. In 2001 and 2003, he conducted the Vienna New Year's Concert. Harnoncourt was also the author of several books, mostly on subjects of performance history and musical aesthetics.

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata 130, BWV.130 (Ihr heller glanz; Der alte Drache brennt vor Neid)
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Cantata 130, BWV.130 (Ihr heller glanz; Der alte Drache brennt vor Neid)
Antonín Dvořák
The Noonday Witch, Op 108
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The Noonday Witch, Op 108
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 3 in E flat major, Op 55, 'Eroica' (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 3 in E flat major, Op 55, 'Eroica' (3rd mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Fidelio Overture, Op 72
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Fidelio Overture, Op 72
Johann Strauss II
Seid umschlungen, Millionen, op. 443
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Seid umschlungen, Millionen, op. 443
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92 (4th mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata 197. 'Gott ist unsre Zuversicht'
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Cantata 197. 'Gott ist unsre Zuversicht'

Cantata 197. 'Gott ist unsre Zuversicht'

Choir
Soloists of the Wiener Sangerknaben
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 97 in C major Hob.I:97 (1792)
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Symphony No. 97 in C major Hob.I:97 (1792)
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish'
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Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56, 'Scottish'
Johann Joseph Fux
Rondeau à 7 in C major
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Rondeau à 7 in C major
Claudio Monteverdi
Scene V "Disprezzata Regina"
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Scene V "Disprezzata Regina"
Johannes Brahms
Tragic overture (Op.81)
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Tragic overture (Op.81)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 1 in C major, Op 21 (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 1 in C major, Op 21 (4th mvt)
Robert Schumann
Fantasy for violin and orchestra in C major, Op 131
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Fantasy for violin and orchestra in C major, Op 131
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mass in C major, K 66 (Dominicus) - Agnus Dei
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Mass in C major, K 66 (Dominicus) - Agnus Dei
Johann Sebastian Bach
St. John Passion Part 1, no.1 chorus "Herr, unser Herrsche"
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St. John Passion Part 1, no.1 chorus "Herr, unser Herrsche"
Robert Schumann
Violin Concerto in D minor Op.Posth - Im Kraftigen, Nicht zu schnellen Tempo
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Violin Concerto in D minor Op.Posth - Im Kraftigen, Nicht zu schnellen Tempo
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op 46 No 8
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Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op 46 No 8
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Der Schauspieldirektor, K486: Overture
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Der Schauspieldirektor, K486: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven
Coriolan Overture, Op 62
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Coriolan Overture, Op 62
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber
Sonata seconda a 8
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Sonata seconda a 8
Antonín Dvořák
Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 33 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in G minor, Op 33 (2nd mvt)
Antonín Dvořák
The Noon Witch, Op 108
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The Noon Witch, Op 108
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Allegro
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Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
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Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral': IV. Allegro
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Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral': IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 1 in C major, Op 21 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 1 in C major, Op 21 (3rd mvt)
Carl Maria von Weber
Overture (Der Freischutz)
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Overture (Der Freischutz)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony no. 83 in G minor 'The Hen': i) Allegro spiritoso
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Symphony no. 83 in G minor 'The Hen': i) Allegro spiritoso
Ludwig van Beethoven
Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op 80
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Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op 80
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, 'Choral' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125, 'Choral' (4th mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.3 in E flat - 2nd movement Funeral March - Adagio Assai
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Symphony No.3 in E flat - 2nd movement Funeral March - Adagio Assai
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 82 in C major, 'The Bear' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 82 in C major, 'The Bear' (4th mvt)
Franz Schubert
Symphony No 9 in C major, D 944, 'Great' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 9 in C major, D 944, 'Great' (4th mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Egmont Overture op.84
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Egmont Overture op.84
Johann Sebastian Bach
Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern (Cantata no.1, BWV.1)
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Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern (Cantata no.1, BWV.1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
La clemenza di Tito (Overture)
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La clemenza di Tito (Overture)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Serenade in G major, K 525, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (2nd mvt)
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Serenade in G major, K 525, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (2nd mvt)
Jan Dismas Zelenka
Hipocondrie a 7 concertanti in A major, ZWV 187
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Hipocondrie a 7 concertanti in A major, ZWV 187
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (4th mvt)
Johann Strauss II
Egyptischer Marsch, Op 335
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Egyptischer Marsch, Op 335
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wind Serenade in C minor K.388 (K.384a)
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Wind Serenade in C minor K.388 (K.384a)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no. 7 in A: ii. Allegretto
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Symphony no. 7 in A: ii. Allegretto

Symphony no. 7 in A: ii. Allegretto

Orchestra
Chamber Orchestral of Europe
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1999: Prom 02
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Royal Albert Hall
1999-07-17T02:28:21
17
Jul
1999

Proms 1999: Prom 02

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1998: Prom 72
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e2bd4f
Royal Albert Hall
1998-09-11T02:28:21
11
Sep
1998

Proms 1998: Prom 72

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1996: Prom 56
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-09-01T02:28:21
1
Sep
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 56

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1995: Prom 25
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Royal Albert Hall
1995-08-09T02:28:21
9
Aug
1995

Proms 1995: Prom 25

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1989: Prom 04
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Royal Albert Hall
1989-07-24T02:28:21
24
Jul
1989

Proms 1989: Prom 04

Royal Albert Hall

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