Gary Bertini


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(b Brichevo, Bessarabia, 1927; d Tel Hashomir, Israel, 2005). Israeli conductor and composer. Founder and cond. Israel CO from 1965. Brit. début 1965 with ECO. Prin. guest cond. SNO 1970s. Cond. Detroit SO 1981–3; Cologne Radio SO from 1983. Head, cond. class, Israel Acad. of Mus. from 1958. Mus. dir. Jerusalem SO from 1977; cond. Frankfurt Opera 1987–91; mus. dir. New Israeli Opera 1994–5. Comps. incl. incidental mus., ballets, vn. sonata, hn. conc.w

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