27 January 2017 8:00 PM

Concert

National Theatre Sarajevo

J. Strauss II:  Overture " One Night in Venedig"            
E.W. Korngold: Violin concerto in D major, Op. 35
J. Doderer: Waltz
W.A. Mozart: Symphony no. 41, KV 551 in C major, Jupiter

NANDOR SZEDERKENYI  Violin, Austria
ELISABETH ATTL Conductor, Austria

 

ELISABETH ATTL - conductor

Born in Vienna, Elisabeth Attl received her musical education at the University of Music of Vienna. She gave solo recitals (piano) as well as chamber music concerts already at a very young age and was invited to radio and TV recordings. It was only at a later stage that she changed from the piano to conducting which she learned during her studies with James Moore (USA), Michael Gielen (Salzburg) and Leopold Hager (Vienna). After her debut in 1998 with Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart at the Volksoper in Vienna, she was engaged as conductor and assistant to the chief conductor Bertrand de Billy at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.

In 2003, she returned to the Volksoper in Vienna to which she remained connected with a manifold repertoire of opera, operetta and ballet.Elisabeth Attl undertook the direction of the orchestras of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Komische Oper Berlin, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Philharmonie Luxembourg, the Symphonique de Mulhouse, the Brandenburger Symphoniker and the Rheinische Philharmonie. In concert and opera, Elisabeth Attl works on a manifold reperoitre. A very special emphasis, however, is the Austrian music of the 20th century in all its diverging orientations. Zemlinsky, Korngold, Mahler, Schreker, Schmidt, von Einem and also the composers of the 2nd Wiener Schule have become her main interest and occupation.

 

NANDOR SZEDERKÉNYI – violin

Nandor Szederkényi, violinist, began his career in Budapest, where he received his first violin instruction from his father, who had been a student of renowned founders of the Hungarian traditions of violin playing.

During his studies at the Franz Liszt Music Academy (now University), he won prestigious prizes including the first prize at the Szigeti International Violin Competition 1979. Shortly there after, he secured his international reputation as soloist in West Germany, Belgium, Italy and France, in addition to his duties as principal player in the orchestra Philharmonia Hungarica. He spent a few successful years in Canada after whichhe was invited to lead Century Orchestra Osaka, Japan as Principal Concertmaster.

Before moving back to Europa in 2006, he was continuously performing frequently as soloist and chamber music partner in Japan, Australia, Canada and the USA.

Currently, living now near Vienna, Austria, working as concert master in Austria with Franz Schmidt Chamber Orchestra, Künstler Orchester Vienna, Opera Ball Orchestra Vienna and as guest concert master and soloist with Montenegro Symphony Orchestra and Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra.
 



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