Nicholas Braithwaite

Born 26 August 1939
Nicholas Braithwaite
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1939-08-26
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Nicholas Braithwaite

Nicholas Braithwaite Biography (Wikipedia)

Nicholas Paul Dallon Braithwaite (born 26 August 1939, London) is an English conductor. He is the son of the conductor Warwick Braithwaite.

Braithwaite studied at the Royal Academy of Music, at the Festival masterclasses in Bayreuth, and with Hans Swarowsky in Vienna. In the 1960s, Braithwaite was associate conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. He served as resident conductor at Sadler's Wells Opera for three seasons, from 1971 to 1974, where he conducted Richard Wagner's Ring cycle. In 1976, he was named music director of Glyndebourne Touring Opera., and served in that post until 1980. With the Manchester Camerata, Braithwaite was principal guest conductor from 1977 to 1984, and principal conductor from 1984 to 1991.

In Australia, Braithwaite was principal conductor of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, from 1987 to 1991, and also held the same post with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. He has served as permanent guest conductor of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. He has made recordings with orchestras such as the London Philharmonic, London Symphony and Philharmonia orchestras. He was named musical director and chief conductor of Gothenburg's Stora Teater in 1981, and served there until 1984.

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Gilbert Vinter
Hunter's Moon
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Hunter's Moon
Enrique Granados
Villanesca (Spanish Dances, Set 2)
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Villanesca (Spanish Dances, Set 2)
William Hurlstone
Witch's Death-Dance (The Magic Mirror)
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Witch's Death-Dance (The Magic Mirror)
Ruth Gipps
Horn Concerto, Op 58 (2nd mvt)
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Horn Concerto, Op 58 (2nd mvt)
Georg Christoph Wagenseil
Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major
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Concerto for trombone and orchestra in E flat major
Walter Leigh
Concertino for keyboard and strings
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Concertino for keyboard and strings
Malcolm Arnold
Sinfonietta No 1, Op 48
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Sinfonietta No 1, Op 48
Walter Leigh
Concertino for keyboard and strings (2nd mvt)
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Concertino for keyboard and strings (2nd mvt)
Ruth Gipps
Horn Concerto, Op 58 (1st mvt)
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Horn Concerto, Op 58 (1st mvt)
Gordon Jacob
Concerto for horn and strings (3rd mvt)
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Concerto for horn and strings (3rd mvt)
Charles Villiers Stanford
Cello Concerto in D minor
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Cello Concerto in D minor
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Legend (Concertstuck) Op 14
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Legend (Concertstuck) Op 14
Xaver Scharwenka
Polish Dance No 3
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Polish Dance No 3
William Hurlstone
Witch’s Death-Dance from The Magic Mirror Suite
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Witch’s Death-Dance from The Magic Mirror Suite
William Hurlstone
Piano Concerto in D major (1st mvt)
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Piano Concerto in D major (1st mvt)
William Sterndale Bennett
Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Op 9
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Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor Op 9
William Sterndale Bennett
The Wood Nymphs
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The Wood Nymphs
William Sterndale Bennett
Piano Concerto No 2 in E flat major Op 4 (Allegro moderato)
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Piano Concerto No 2 in E flat major Op 4 (Allegro moderato)
William Sterndale Bennett
Concerto no. 1 In D minor Op.1
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Concerto no. 1 In D minor Op.1
Granville Bantock
Overture to a Greek Tragedy: Oedipus at Colonus
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Overture to a Greek Tragedy: Oedipus at Colonus
Graeme Koehne
Tivoli Dances
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Tivoli Dances
Carl Vine
Symphony 4.2
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Symphony 4.2
Malcolm Williamson
Our man in Havana - suite from the opera
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Our man in Havana - suite from the opera
Sergei Rachmaninov
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
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Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
Douglas Lilburn
A Song of Islands
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A Song of Islands
Peter Sculthorpe
Irkanda IV for violin & chamber orchestra
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Irkanda IV for violin & chamber orchestra
Alfred Hill
Symphony no. 5 (Carnival)
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Symphony no. 5 (Carnival)
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