Kurt Masur
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1927-07-18
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Kurt Masur

Kurt Masur Biography (Wikipedia)

Kurt Masur (18 July 1927 – 19 December 2015) was a German conductor. Called "one of the last old-style maestros", he directed many of the principal orchestras of his era. He had a long career as the Kapellmeister of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and also served as music director of the New York Philharmonic. He left many recordings of classical music played by major orchestras. Masur is also remembered for his actions to support peaceful demonstrations in the 1989 anti-government demonstrations in Leipzig; the protests were part of the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin wall.

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Kurt Masur Performances & Interviews


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Felix Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 61 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 61 (3rd mvt)
Richard Strauss
4 Letzte Lieder for voice and orchestra (AV.150), no.3; Beim Schlafengehen
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4 Letzte Lieder for voice and orchestra (AV.150), no.3; Beim Schlafengehen
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade, Op 35 (The Young Prince and Princess)
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Scheherazade, Op 35 (The Young Prince and Princess)
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No.1 in G minor
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Hungarian Dance No.1 in G minor
Leos Janáček
Credo (Glagolitic Mass)
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Credo (Glagolitic Mass)
Richard Strauss
Beim Schlafengehen (Four Last Songs)
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Beim Schlafengehen (Four Last Songs)
Robert Schumann
Genoveva, Op 81 (Overture)
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Genoveva, Op 81 (Overture)
Richard Strauss
September (Four Last Songs)
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September (Four Last Songs)
Richard Strauss
Wiegenlied Op.41 No.1
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Wiegenlied Op.41 No.1

Wiegenlied Op.41 No.1

Orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orcehstra
Conductor
Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance in G major for violin and orchestra, Op 40
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Romance in G major for violin and orchestra, Op 40
Felix Mendelssohn
Ruy Blas, Op 95
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Ruy Blas, Op 95
Johannes Brahms
Variations on a Theme by Haydn
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Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Carl Maria von Weber
Concertino for horn and orchestra in E minor Op. 45
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Concertino for horn and orchestra in E minor Op. 45
Richard Strauss
Morgen, Op.27 no.4
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Morgen, Op.27 no.4
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Waltz of the flowers (The Nutcracker)
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Waltz of the flowers (The Nutcracker)
Max Bruch
Symphony no.3 in E major, Op.51
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Symphony no.3 in E major, Op.51
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto no.2 in D minor, Op.44
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Violin Concerto no.2 in D minor, Op.44
Ludwig van Beethoven
Egmont Overture
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Egmont Overture

Egmont Overture

Orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orcehstra
Conductor
Felix Mendelssohn
Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt (Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage) - overture Op. 27
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Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt (Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage) - overture Op. 27
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No 5 in F sharp minor orch Parlow
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Hungarian Dance No 5 in F sharp minor orch Parlow
Ludwig van Beethoven
Leonore no. 2 Op. 72a
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Leonore no. 2 Op. 72a

Leonore no. 2 Op. 72a

Orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orcehstra
Conductor
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17, 'Little Russian'
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Symphony No 2 in C minor, Op 17, 'Little Russian'
Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance in G major for violin and orchestra, Op 40
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Romance in G major for violin and orchestra, Op 40
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)
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Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)
Felix Mendelssohn
Capriccio brillante in B minor, Op 22
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Capriccio brillante in B minor, Op 22
Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance for violin and orchestra (Op.50) in F major
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Romance for violin and orchestra (Op.50) in F major
Richard Strauss
Four Last Songs: September
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Four Last Songs: September
Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance in F major for violin and orchestra, Op 50
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Romance in F major for violin and orchestra, Op 50
Richard Wagner
Funf Lieder von Mathilde von Wesendonk
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Funf Lieder von Mathilde von Wesendonk
Felix Mendelssohn
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op 27
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Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op 27
Felix Mendelssohn
The Hebrides, Op 26
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The Hebrides, Op 26
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (2nd mvt)
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Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (2nd mvt)
Robert Schumann
Symphony No 1 ‘Spring’, 3rd mvt.
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Symphony No 1 ‘Spring’, 3rd mvt.
Max Bruch
Serenade in A minor, Op 75: third movement - Notturno (Andante sostenuto)
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Serenade in A minor, Op 75: third movement - Notturno (Andante sostenuto)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2007: Prom 07 - Kurt Masur Eightieth Birthday Concert
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Royal Albert Hall
2007-07-18T05:59:35
18
Jul
2007

Proms 2007: Prom 07 - Kurt Masur Eightieth Birthday Concert

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 60
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e23fxj
Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-29T05:59:35
29
Aug
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 60

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 49
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3dxj5
Royal Albert Hall
2005-08-20T05:59:35
20
Aug
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 49

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2004: Prom 16
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/exwc8g
Royal Albert Hall
2004-07-28T05:59:35
28
Jul
2004

Proms 2004: Prom 16

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 56
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evm5v2
Royal Albert Hall
2002-09-01T05:59:35
1
Sep
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 56

Royal Albert Hall

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