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Günter Neuhold.

Günter Neuhold was born in Graz, Austria, in 1947. In 1969 he completed his studies at the Graz Conservatoire with a masters degree. He then followed advanced courses in Rome with Franco Ferrara and in Vienna with Prof. Hans Swarowsky. Between 1972 and 1980 he was engaged at various German opera houses, a period he closed as first Kapellmeister in Hannover and Dortmund.

After winning several competitions (Florence 1st prize, 1976; San Remo, „Marinuzzi“ 1st prize, 1976; Vienna, „Swarowsky“ 2nd prize, 1977; Salzburg, „Böhm“ 1st prize, 1977, Milan, „Cantelli“ 3rd prize, 1977), he began an international career.

From 1981 to 1986 he was Music Director at the Teatro Regio di Parma, where he devoted most of his time to Verdi operas and Chief Conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica „Arturo Toscanini“. From 1986 to 1990 he was Chief Conductor and Musical Director of the Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest van Vlaanderen in Antwerp, which achieved an international reputation during this period and toured in Germany, Italy, Great Britain and France. Günter Neuhold was General Music Director at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe from 1989 to 1995. In Karlsruhe he performed a Richard-Strauss-Zyklus and the „Ring des Nibelungen“. From 1995 to 2002 he was General Music Director and Artistic Director at the Theater der Freien Hansestadt Bremen. From 2008 he is Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Orquesta Sinfonica de Bilbao.

Beside his permanent engagements he conducted the following orchestras: Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Philharmonia Orch., Orchestre National de France, WDR Köln, mdr Leipzig, NDR Hamburg und Hannover, SWF Baden Baden, SDR Stuttgart, RSO Berlin, Staats-O. Budapest, ORF, RAI, Orch. Sinf. Naz. Torino, RTVE Madrid, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orch. Teatro Mass. Palermo, Orch. Sinf. Siciliana, La Fenice Venezia, BBC-Cardiff, Capitole Toulouse, Bordeaux Aquitaine, Orch. Philh. Monte Carlo, Real Orqu. Sinf. de Sevilla, Orqu. Liceu Barcelona, Orqu. Sinf. de Madrid, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Tenerife, Granada, Gulbenkian, Malmö S.O., Tokyo Philharmonic, Tokyo Metropolitan, Orqu. Nat. Buenos Aires, Orqu. Sinf. de São Paulo, Radio-TV-Moskau, Canadian B.C. Vancouver, ABC Australia.

He has conducted operas at the Wiener Staatsoper, Scala Milano, Opernhaus Zürich, Staatsoper Dresden, Nationaltheater München, Berliner Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Komische Oper Berlin, Oper Leipzig, Teatro Real Madrid, Opéra Monte Carlo, Chatelet, Opera National de Paris, Teatro Colon B.A., Grand Théatre de Genéve, Bordeaux, Capitole Toulouse, Opera Nat. du Rhin Strasbourg, Den Norske Opera Oslo, Göteborgs Operan, Teatro Sao Carlos Lisboa, Opera Roma, Teatro Com. Bologna, Genova, Teatro Mass. Palermo, Catania, Philadelphia Opera, Tourneen in USA, Japan and Russia.

Festivals: Salzburger Festspiele 78, 80, 83, 86, Festival de Radio France-Montpellier, Vlaanderen Festival, Biennale Venice, Enescu Festival Bucarest 98 Musikfestspiele and Intern.Strauss Festival Dresden,.Colorado Music-Festival 99. Granada Festival 2000

His Discography contains: Bach St. Matthew Passion, Bartók Bluebeard’s Castle Concerto for Orchestra, Berg 3 Pieces for Orchestra op. 6, Berlioz La Damnation de Faust, Brahms Symphony No.1, Bruckner Symphony No.4, Franck Symphony in D minor, Kodály Háry János-Suite, Dances From Galanta, Liszt- Schreker 2. Hungarian Rhapsodie, Liebermann Concerto for Jazzband etc, Mahler Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, Marschner Der Vampyr, Puccini Madama Butterfly (1904), Rihm Premiere recordings, Schnittke Piano Concerto, Schreker Kammersinfonie, Schulhoff Piano Concerto, Jos./Joh.Strauß Various, Stravinsky Rite of Spring, Tschaikowsky Symphony No.5, Verdi Requiem, Wagner The Ring, Wolf-Ferrari La Vita Nuova,

Curriculum of the BOS and its conductor, Günter Neuhold

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May 2016
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