Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra

Formed 1 February 1946. Disbanded 17 July 2016
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
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1946-02-01
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Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra

Biography (Wikipedia)

The Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra (also known in English as the SWR Baden-Baden Freiburg Symphony Orchestra and in German as the Sinfonieorchester des Südwestrundfunks) was a German radio orchestra located in the German cities of Baden-Baden and Freiburg.

The first incarnation of the orchestra occurred in 1946, initially with members of the discontinued spa orchestra of the city as the core of players. The revival of the spa orchestra two years later forced the reorganization of the radio orchestra. Subsequently, Hans Rosbaud was hired as the orchestra's first chief conductor. Rosbaud was already well known as a champion of modern music, and Heinrich Strobel, the music director in charge of the orchestra, shared this sympathy with contemporary music. Thus the orchestra had as its focus performances of modern music.

The orchestra was first sponsored by Südwestfunk (SWF), a public broadcasting corporation headquartered in Baden-Baden. In 1998 SWF merged into Südwestrundfunk ("Southwest Broadcasting"), which took over responsibility for the orchestra. The orchestra's final chief conductor was François-Xavier Roth, from 2011 to 2016. Michael Gielen, chief conductor from 1986 to 1999, had the title of Ehrendirigent (conductor laureate) with the orchestra.

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Igor Stravinsky
Canticum Sacrum
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Canticum Sacrum
Léo Delibes
Sous le dôme épais (Lakmé)
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Sous le dôme épais (Lakmé)
Benedict Mason
Ricochet
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Ricochet
Hermann Meier
Stück für großes Orchester und Klavier vierhändig HMV 62
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Stück für großes Orchester und Klavier vierhändig HMV 62
Edward Elgar
Introduction & Allegro for strings, Op. 47
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Introduction & Allegro for strings, Op. 47
Sergei Prokofiev
Scythian Suite - 2nd movement
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Scythian Suite - 2nd movement
Johann Strauss II
Excursion Train polka, Op.281
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Excursion Train polka, Op.281
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto no. 5 in A major K.219
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Concerto no. 5 in A major K.219
Anton Webern
Im Sommerwind
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Im Sommerwind
Friedrich Benda
Viola Concerto No. 1 in F Major, LorB 314: III. Rondeau
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Viola Concerto No. 1 in F Major, LorB 314: III. Rondeau
Hector Berlioz
Le Carnaval romain - overture Op.9
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Le Carnaval romain - overture Op.9
Friedrich Benda
Viola Concerto No. 3 in E-Flat Major, LorB 316: III. Rondo à la chasse
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Viola Concerto No. 3 in E-Flat Major, LorB 316: III. Rondo à la chasse
György Ligeti
Lontano
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Lontano
Carl Czerny
Symphony no.6 in G minor - Scherzo
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Symphony no.6 in G minor - Scherzo
György Ligeti
Overture: Atmospheres
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Overture: Atmospheres
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 7 in A, Op 92 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 7 in A, Op 92 (3rd mvt)
John Cage
Seventy-Four Für Orchester
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Seventy-Four Für Orchester
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 100 In G Major H.1.100 (Military)
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Symphony No. 100 In G Major H.1.100 (Military)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 25 In G Minor K.183
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Symphony No. 25 In G Minor K.183
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Symphony In D Major Wq.183`1
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Symphony In D Major Wq.183`1
Gustav Mahler
Symphony no.1
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Symphony no.1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no.8
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Symphony no.8
Maurice Ravel
Le Tombeau de Couperin
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Le Tombeau de Couperin
Sergey Rachmaninov
The Isle of the Dead
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The Isle of the Dead
Georg Friedrich Haas
Trombone Concerto
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Trombone Concerto
Franck Bedrossian
Twist
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Twist

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Luca Bagnoli
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Alejo Pérez
Dieter Schnebel
Schubert-Fantasie (from the Album 'Schnebel: Re-Visionen')
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Schubert-Fantasie (from the Album 'Schnebel: Re-Visionen')
Anton Bruckner
Symphony no.9 in D minor
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Symphony no.9 in D minor
Richard Strauss
Aus Italien Op.16 for orchestra (2nd movement - In Roms Ruinen)
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Aus Italien Op.16 for orchestra (2nd movement - In Roms Ruinen)
György Ligeti
Lontano (Proms 2015)
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Lontano (Proms 2015)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Three German Dances, K.605
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Three German Dances, K.605
Wolfgang Rihm
Morphonie
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Morphonie
Friedrich Cerha
Nacht
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Nacht
Arnold Schoenberg
Five Orchestral Pieces Op.16, "Summer Morning by a Lake"
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Five Orchestral Pieces Op.16, "Summer Morning by a Lake"
János Starker
Cello Concerto No.1, Op.41
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Cello Concerto No.1, Op.41
Igor Stravinsky
Requiem Canticles: postludium
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Requiem Canticles: postludium
Arnold Schoenberg
Variationen fur Orchester Op. 31
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Variationen fur Orchester Op. 31
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 61 (feat. Michael Gielen)
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Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 61 (feat. Michael Gielen)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2015: Prom 55: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg
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2015-08-26T08:51:44
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Proms 2015: Prom 55: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg

Proms 2015: Prom 55: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg

Royal Albert Hall

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