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Giuseppe Sinopoli

(1946—2001)


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(b Venice, 1946; d Berlin, 2001). It. composer and conductor. Attended Darmstadt summer courses 1968. Founded Bruno Maderna Ens., Venice, 1975, to play contemp. mus. Début Royan Fest. 1975. Opera début La Fenice, Venice, 1978 (Aida). CG début 1983; NY Met début 1985; Bayreuth début 1985. Prin. cond. and mus. dir. Philharmonia Orch. 1984–94 (Salzburg concert début 1990); mus. dir. Deutsche Oper, Berlin, from 1990. Works incl. opera Lou Salomé (1981); pf. conc. (1974–5); Symphonic Imaginaire for 3 solo vv., 10 children's vv., 3 ch., 3 orch. (1972–3); pf. sonata (1973–5); str. qt. (1977).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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