Maestro: Conductor or Metro-Gnome?: Reflections from the Rostrum

Maestro: Conductor or Metro-Gnome?: Reflections from the Rostrum

by Myer Fredman

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ISBN-13: 9781845191245
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Myer Fredman studied at Dartington Hall and in London with Peter Gellhorn, Vilem Tausky, Sir Adrian Boult, and was Assistant conductor to Otto Klemperer, Sir John Pritchard and Sir Charles Mackerras. Among his many international musical engagements he was: Conductor at the Glyndebourne Festival, 1963–74; Initial Musical Director of Glyndebourne Touring Opera, 1968–74; Musical Director, State Opera of South Australia, 1974–80; Conductor and Artistic Associate with The Australian Opera, 1983–98. The Italian Government awarded Maestro Fredman a medal “Per Servizio della Musica e Cultura Italiana”. He has conducted premiere recordings of symphonies by Arnold Bax and Havergal Brian with the LPO as well as CDs of music by Britten and Delius.

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