Herbert Blomstedt

Born 11 July 1927
Herbert Blomstedt
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1927-07-11
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Herbert Blomstedt

Herbert Blomstedt Biography (Wikipedia)

Herbert Blomstedt (born July 11, 1927) is a conductor laureate of the San Francisco Symphony.

Herbert Blomstedt was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and two years after his birth, his Swedish parents moved the family back to their country of origin. He studied at the Stockholm Royal College of Music and the University of Uppsala, followed by studies of contemporary music at Darmstadt in 1949, Baroque music with Paul Sacher at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, and further conducting studies with Igor Markevitch, Jean Morel at the Juilliard School, and Leonard Bernstein at Tanglewood's Berkshire Music Center. Blomstedt also lived in Finland during his youth.

He won the Koussevitzky Conducting Prize in 1953 and the Salzburg Conducting Competition in 1955.

Blomstedt is most noted for his performances of German and Austrian composers, such as Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, Anton Bruckner, Richard Strauss and Paul Hindemith, and also as a champion of Scandinavian composers, such as Edvard Grieg, Franz Berwald, Jean Sibelius and Carl Nielsen.

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Anton Bruckner
Adagio
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Adagio
Paul Hindemith
Symphonic Metamorphosis: II. Scherzo
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Symphonic Metamorphosis: II. Scherzo
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op 67
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Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op 67
Carl Nielsen
Maskarade (Overture)
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Maskarade (Overture)
Wilhelm Stenhammar
Concerto No. 2 In D Minor Op.23 For Piano And Orchestra
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Concerto No. 2 In D Minor Op.23 For Piano And Orchestra
Edvard Grieg
Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)
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Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)
Carl Nielsen
Symphony No 5 (2nd mvt, ending)
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Symphony No 5 (2nd mvt, ending)
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt, Suite No.2: Arabian Dance
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Peer Gynt, Suite No.2: Arabian Dance
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op.92
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Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op.92
Johannes Brahms
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
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Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier (Waltz Sequence No 1)
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Der Rosenkavalier (Waltz Sequence No 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 7 (4th mvt, Allegro con brio)
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Symphony No 7 (4th mvt, Allegro con brio)
Anton Bruckner
Symphony No 7 (1st mvt, Allegro moderato)
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Symphony No 7 (1st mvt, Allegro moderato)
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: 1st sequence of waltzes (1944)
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Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: 1st sequence of waltzes (1944)
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier (Act 3: Waltz sequence)
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Der Rosenkavalier (Act 3: Waltz sequence)
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No.6 in D minor, Op.104
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Symphony No.6 in D minor, Op.104
Anton Bruckner
Symphony no 5
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Symphony no 5

Symphony no 5

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Leipzig Gewandhaus
Johannes Brahms
Gesang der Parzen, Op 89
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Gesang der Parzen, Op 89
Carl Nielsen
Oriental Festive March (Aladdin)
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Oriental Festive March (Aladdin)
Carl Nielsen
Helios Overture
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Helios Overture

Helios Overture

Orchestra
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture 'Egmont'
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Overture 'Egmont'
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 7 in A major (Proms 2016)
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Symphony No 7 in A major (Proms 2016)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor' (Proms 2016)
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Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, 'Emperor' (Proms 2016)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture 'Leonore' No 2 (Proms 2016)
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Overture 'Leonore' No 2 (Proms 2016)
Anton Bruckner
Symphony No. 3 in D minor 'Wagner Symphony' - original version
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Symphony No. 3 in D minor 'Wagner Symphony' - original version
Carl Maria von Weber
Clarinet Concertino in E flat major, Op.26
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Clarinet Concertino in E flat major, Op.26
Carl Nielsen
Oriental Festive March (Aladdin)
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Oriental Festive March (Aladdin)
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G minor, op. 46
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Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G minor, op. 46
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony No. 7 in D minor op. 70
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Symphony No. 7 in D minor op. 70
Franz Berwald
Symphony No 3 in C major
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Symphony No 3 in C major
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.1 in C major, Op.21
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Symphony No.1 in C major, Op.21
Carl Nielsen
Maskerade Overture
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Maskerade Overture
Johannes Brahms
Schicksalslied-Song of Destiny
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Schicksalslied-Song of Destiny
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt, Suite No.2: Peer Gynt's Return
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Peer Gynt, Suite No.2: Peer Gynt's Return
Carl Nielsen
Aladdin: Oriental Festive March; Aladdin's Dream and Dance of the Morning Mist
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Aladdin: Oriental Festive March; Aladdin's Dream and Dance of the Morning Mist
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 2 in D major (Op.36)
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Symphony No. 2 in D major (Op.36)
Edvard Grieg
Morning Mood (Peer Gynt, Op 23)
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Morning Mood (Peer Gynt, Op 23)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2016: Prom 59
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-08-29T12:18:22
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Aug
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 59

Proms 2016: Prom 59

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2010: Prom 62
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Royal Albert Hall
2010-09-01T12:18:22
1
Sep
2010

Proms 2010: Prom 62

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2001: Prom 54
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Royal Albert Hall
2001-08-31T12:18:22
31
Aug
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 54

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2001: Prom 53
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Royal Albert Hall
2001-08-30T12:18:22
30
Aug
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 53

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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