Lothar Zagrosek

(b. 1942)

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(b Waging, 1942).

Ger. conductor. Cond. opera in Salzburg, Kiel, and Darmstadt 1967–73. Salzburg Fest. début 1973 (Mozarteum Orch.). Specialist in contemp. mus. and worked with London Sinfonietta from 1978. Chief cond. Austrian Radio SO 1982–5, mus. dir. Paris Opéra 1986–8. Brit. opera début GTO 1984; Glyndebourne début 1987; ENO 1989. Cond. concert perf. of Messiaen's Saint François d'Assise, Salzburg 1985. Gen. mus. dir., Leipzig City Opera 1990–2. Prin. cond. Württemberg Opera, Stuttgart, 1997–2006; Berlin SO from 2006.

Subjects: Music.

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