Eugene Ormandy


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United States conductor (born in Hungary) (1899-1985)

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My first recording was an LP with Mason Jones and the Philadelphia Orchestra (Ports of Call) conducted by Eugene Ormandy, which is very good.
Other major performers and conductors include Kathleen Battle, Enrico Caruso, Robert Merrill, Sherrill Milnes, Birgit Nilsson, Jessye Norman, Eugene Ormandy, Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Samuel Ramey, Kiri Te Kanawa, Dawn Upshaw, Frederica von Stade, and Bruno Walter.
Harve Presnell had gone on a sports scholarship to the University of Southern California to study voice, and made such progress that he recorded the baritone role in Carl Orff's Carmina Burana under Eugene Ormandy.
I can still remember my excitement as I donned a set of headphones in the BYU library and heard the quiet opening notes emerge out of the background noise of the well-worn LP, which was probably Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra.
In this endeavor, Cooke had the backing of Mahler's widow, Alma, and since the mid-1960s, when Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra made the first recording of the piece, the symphony has had notable advocates, most recently Simon Rattle.
Conductors with whom he has collaborated include James Levine, Seiji Ozawa, Eugene Ormandy and Mstislav Rostropovich.
He bridged the gap between classical and pop,also counting among his pals the late great conductor Eugene Ormandy,as well as Sir Malcolm Sargent and the Phil's 1960s maestro,Sir John Pritchard.
Beginning in 1921 the concertmaster was Eugene Ormandy, recently arrived in the United States.
She sang with many of the greatest conductors, including Walter, George Szell, Leopold Stokowski, Otto Klemperer, Fritz Reiner, Josef Krips, Herbert yon Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir John Barbirolli, Eugene Ormandy, William Steinberg, Igor Markevitch, Lorin Maazel, Ferenc Fricsay, Zubin Mehta, Hermann Scherchen, Seiji Ozawa and Sk Andrew Davis.
Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra became household names, and during his tenure the ensemble was widely considered one of the four top orchestras in the United States (opinion varied as to the ranking order), along with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, and the Boston Symphony.
Eugene Ormandy supervised the student orchestra training program at Curtis and built a tradition of guest conductors at rehearsals, including such luminaries as Wolfgang Sawallisch, James Levine, Sir Simon Rattle, Kurt Masur, David Zinman, Robert Spano, and Andre Previn.
NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC ORQUESTRA, DIRIGIDA POR LEOPOLD STOKOWSKY,; ZINO FRANCESCATTI, VIOLIN, FILARMONICA DE NUEVA YORK, DIRIGIDA POR LEONARD BERNSTEIN; ORQUESTRA SINFONICA DE LONDRES, DIRIGIDA POR RICHARD HICKOX,; FILARMONICA DE NUEVA YORK, DIRIGIDA POR THOMAS SCHIPPERS, ORQUESTRA DE FILADELFIA, DIRIGIDA POR EUGENE ORMANDY.
The roster of conductors who have performed Still's works includes Pierre Monteux, Antal Dorati, Sir John Barbirolli, Fritz Reiner, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell, Eric Leinsdorf, Leopold Stokowski, Artur Rodzinski, Sir Hamilton Hardy, Eugene Goossens, Guy Fraser Harrison, Howard Hanson, and Otto Klemperer.
The newly built Garden State Arts Center in New Jersey opened with a performance by the Philadelphia Orchestra, with Van Cliburn as soloist and Eugene Ormandy conductor.
The Orchestra has maintained an unparalleled unity in artistic leadership with only seven music directors throughout its history: Fritz Scheel (1900-07), Carl Pohlig (1907-12), Leopold Stokowski (1912-41), Eugene Ormandy (1936-80), Riccardo Muti (1980-92), Wolfgang Sawallisch (1993-2003), and Christoph Eschenbach (2003-08).