Janos Fürst


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(b Budapest, 1935; d Paris, 2007).

Hung. conductor. Formed Irish Chamber Orch. 1963. London début 1972 with RPO. Chief cond. Malmö Orch. 1974–8, mus. dir. Aalborg SO 1980–3. Mus. dir. opera and sym. concerts in Marseilles. Cond RTE Orch., Dublin, 1983–9 (Mahler cycle 1988–9). Mus. dir. Winterthur Municipal Orch., from 1990. Cond. opera for ENO, Scottish Opera, and in Scandinavia. Amer. début 1990 (Indianapolis SO).

Subjects: Music.

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