Uri Mayer

Born 4 August 1946
Uri Mayer
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1946-08-04
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Uri Mayer

Uri Mayer Biography (Wikipedia)

Uri Mayer (born August 4, 1946 in Târgu Mureș, Romania) is Romanian-born Canadian violist and conductor.

Mayer moved to Israel at a young age, and studied at the Conservatory of Music of Tel-Aviv and the University of Tel-Aviv. His conducting debut took place in 1964 while he was still in high school.

He was Assistant Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Israel (1964-1970), and was a member of the Israel Philharmonic (1967-1968). After winning a scholarship in 1968, he moved to New York City to study with Jean Morel at the Juilliard School. He was Assistant Conductor of the New York Youth Symphony and principal violist with Leopold Stokowski’s American Symphony Orchestra. In 1970, he became assistant principal violist of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and in 1980, he became Associate Conductor.

From 1981 to 1994, Mayer was Music Director of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. He was also Principal Conductor of Orchestra London (1988-1994), Artistic Adviser to the Israel Sinfonietta (1991-1999), and Principal Conductor of Kansai Philharmonic (1994-2000).

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Jules Massenet
"Ah! tout est bien fini...Ô Souverain, ô juge, ô père" from the opera 'Le Cid'
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"Ah! tout est bien fini...Ô Souverain, ô juge, ô père" from the opera 'Le Cid'
Dmitry Shostakovich
Festive Overture (Op.96)
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Festive Overture (Op.96)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
The Golden Cockerel Suite
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The Golden Cockerel Suite
Oskar Morawetz
Overture on a Fairy Tale
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Overture on a Fairy Tale
Victor Herbert
March of the Toys (from the operetta "Babes in Toyland", 1903)
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March of the Toys (from the operetta "Babes in Toyland", 1903)
Benjamin Britten
Canadian Carnival, Op.19
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Canadian Carnival, Op.19
Antonín Dvořák
Klid [Silent woods], B182
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Klid [Silent woods], B182
Godfrey Ridout
Fall fair (1961)
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Fall fair (1961)
Gabriel Fauré
Elegie (Op.24) arr. for cello and orchestra
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Elegie (Op.24) arr. for cello and orchestra
Alexander Borodin
In the steppes of central Asia (V sredney Azii) - symphonic poem
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In the steppes of central Asia (V sredney Azii) - symphonic poem
Max Bruch
Kol Nidrei, Op 47
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Kol Nidrei, Op 47
Alexis Contant
Les Deux Ames - overture
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Les Deux Ames - overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Polonaise from "Eugene Onegin" (Op.24)
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Polonaise from "Eugene Onegin" (Op.24)
Ottorino Respighi
Vetrate di Chiesa (Church Windows) - Symphonic impressions
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Vetrate di Chiesa (Church Windows) - Symphonic impressions
Healey Willan
Symphony No.2 in C minor (B.74)
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Symphony No.2 in C minor (B.74)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
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Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Johan Halvorsen
Triumphal Entry of the Boyars
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Triumphal Entry of the Boyars
Dmitry Shostakovich
Polka - from The Age of Gold, Act 2 Op.22
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Polka - from The Age of Gold, Act 2 Op.22
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