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Hans Zender

(b. 1936)


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(b Wiesbaden, 1936).

Ger. conductor and composer. Ass. cond., Freiburg Opera 1959. Prin. cond., Bonn Opera 1964–8; gen. mus. dir. Kiel 1969–71; prin. cond. Saar Radio SO 1971–84. Salzburg Fest. début 1983. Gen. mus.‐dir. Hamburg Opera 1984–7. Cond. Netherlands Radio Chamber Orch. 1987–90. Cond. at Bayreuth 1975. London début 1977. Comps. incl. opera Stephen Climax (1986); Zeitströme (Time Stream) (1974); Cantos I–VI, vv., instr.; 5 Haiku, fl., str. (1982); Don Quixote of La Mancha, opera (1989–91); Shir Hashirim, oratorio, soloists., ch., orch., elec. (1992–6); Schumann, orch. (1997); Chief Joseph, mus. th. (2005); elec. works.

Subjects: Music.


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