Georg Tintner

Born 22 May 1917. Died 2 October 1999
Georg Tintner
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1917-05-22
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Georg Tintner

Georg Tintner Biography (Wikipedia)

Georg Tintner, CM (22 May 1917 – 2 October 1999) was an Austrian-born conductor whose career was principally in New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. Although best known as a conductor, he was also a composer (he considered himself a composer who conducted).

As a child he was a singer in the Vienna Boys' Choir, directed by Franz Schalk. At the Vienna State Academy he studied composition with Joseph Marx and conducting with Felix Weingartner. Soon he was assistant conductor of the Vienna Volksoper.

Due to the persecution of Jews, Tintner moved out of Vienna in 1938, arriving in Auckland, New Zealand in 1940. En route, he was falsely accused of being a German spy and got arrested in Australia. He conducted a church choir until after the war, when he took over the Auckland Choral Society in 1947, and the Auckland String Players in 1948. He became a New Zealand citizen in 1946. In 1954, he went to Australia and became resident conductor of the National Opera of Australia (a private company) before joining the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust Opera in 1957. Tintner is credited with pioneering televised opera in Australia.

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Frederick Delius
Violin Concerto (1916)
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Violin Concerto (1916)
Engelbert Humperdinck
Dream Pantomime from Hansel and Gretel
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Dream Pantomime from Hansel and Gretel
Arthur Benjamin
North American square dance - suite for orchestra
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North American square dance - suite for orchestra
Frederick Delius
Irmelin (prelude)
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Irmelin (prelude)
Jean Coulthard
Excursion Ballet Suite
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Excursion Ballet Suite
Jean Coulthard
Bicycle Parade; The Departure (Excursion)
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Bicycle Parade; The Departure (Excursion)
Frederick Delius
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring for orchestra (RT.6.19) (1911/12)
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On hearing the first cuckoo in spring for orchestra (RT.6.19) (1911/12)
Anton Bruckner
Adagio (Symphony No 3 in D minor)
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Adagio (Symphony No 3 in D minor)
Engelbert Humperdinck, Symphony Nova Scotia & Georg Tintner
Overture from Hansel and Gretel
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Overture from Hansel and Gretel
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Four Minuets for orchestra (K.601)
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Four Minuets for orchestra (K.601)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Three Marches (K.408)
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Three Marches (K.408)
Franz Schreker
Valse Lente
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Valse Lente
Oskar Morawetz
Divertimento for Strings (1948, rev. 1954)
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Divertimento for Strings (1948, rev. 1954)
Percy Grainger
Colonial Song
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Colonial Song
Hans Gál
Serenade for string orchestra (Op.46)
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Serenade for string orchestra (Op.46)
Percy Grainger
The Gum-suckers' March (from In a Nutshell Suite)
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The Gum-suckers' March (from In a Nutshell Suite)
Frederick Delius
Intermezzo [from 'Fennimore and Gerda']
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Intermezzo [from 'Fennimore and Gerda']
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