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Carlo Maria Giulini

(1914—2005)


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(b Barletta, 1914; d Brescia, 2005).

It. conductor. Début Rome 1944. Mus. dir. It. Radio 1946–51. Cond. first opera in broadcast perf. of La traviata. Stage opera début Bergamo 1950 (La traviata). La Scala 1951–6 (prin. cond. from 1953). Brit. début 1955 at Edinburgh Fest. when he cond. the Glyndebourne Co. in Falstaff. Later cond. many London concerts with Philharmonia Orch. (memorable perfs. of Verdi Requiem); guest cond. Hallé Orch. 1968. Amer. début 1955; CG 1958–67 and 1982; Salzburg Fest. début 1970. Joint cond. Chicago SO (with Solti) 1969–72. Prin. cond. Vienna SO 1973–6. Chief cond. Los Angeles PO 1978–84.

Subjects: Music.


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