Claudio Abbado

Claudio Abbado

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Claudio Abbado was an Italian conductor, (born June 26, 1933 in Milan, Italy - died January 20, 2014).

He was the music director of La Scala from 1968 to 1986. He founded the Orchestra della Scala for the performance of orchestral repertoire in concert.
He was principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra from 1979 to 1987. In the US, he was principal guest conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 1986.
In 1989, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra elected Abbado as their chief conductor, to succeed Herbert von Karajan. Abbado held this post until 2002.
In 2003, he formed the Lucerne Festival Orchestra.
He is also founder and music director of the European Union Youth Orchestra (1978) and the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester (1986).
In 1988, Abbado founded the music festival <i>Wien Modern</i>, which has since expanded to include all aspects of contemporary art.
He has recorded a wide range of Romantic works, in particular Gustav Mahler, as well as modern works such as Arnold Schoenberg, Karlheinz Stockhausen and Luigi Nono.
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Claudio Abbado Discography

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139349 SLPM Prokofieff* / Ravel* - Martha Argerich / Berliner Philharmoniker / Claudio Abbado Prokofieff* / Ravel* - Martha Argerich / Berliner Philharmoniker / Claudio Abbado - Klavierkonzert Nr. 3 C-Dur · In C Major · En Ut Majeur/Klavierkonzert G-Dur · In G Major · En Sol Majeur (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 139349 SLPM Germany 1967 Sell This Version
SXL 6286 Prokofiev*, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony* Prokofiev*, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony* - Movements From Romeo And Juliet And Chout Decca SXL 6286 UK 1967 Sell This Version
139 383 SLPM Frédéric Chopin / Franz LisztMartha Argerich, Claudio Abbado, The London Symphony Orchestra Frédéric Chopin / Franz LisztMartha Argerich, Claudio Abbado, The London Symphony Orchestra - Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 - Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 139 383 SLPM Japan 1967 Sell This Version
SXL 6270 Beethoven*, Vienna Philharmonic*, Claudio Abbado Beethoven*, Vienna Philharmonic*, Claudio Abbado - Symphony No 7 / Prometheus Overture (Album) Decca SXL 6270 UK 1967 Sell This Version
139383 The London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado The London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 - LISTZ: Piano Concerto No. 1 Matha Argerich(LP) Deutsche Grammophon 139383 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
139 371 Brahms* / Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker Brahms* / Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker - Serenade Nr. 2 A-dur Op. 16 - Akademische Fest-Ouverture Op. 80 Deutsche Grammophon 139 371 Italy 1968 Sell This Version
SXL 6363, SXL.6363 Mendelssohn*, London Symphony*, Abbado* Mendelssohn*, London Symphony*, Abbado* - Scotch Symphony / Italian Symphony Decca, Decca SXL 6363, SXL.6363 UK 1968 Sell This Version
139 381, 139 381 SLPM Peter Tschaikowsky* - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Abbado Peter Tschaikowsky* - New Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 2 C-moll Op. 17, In C Minor, En Ut Mineur Deutsche Grammophon, Deutsche Grammophon 139 381, 139 381 SLPM Germany 1968 Sell This Version
XL 172 547 Chopin* · Martha Argerich · The London Symphony Orchestra · Claudio Abbado Chopin* · Martha Argerich · The London Symphony Orchestra · Claudio Abbado - Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 1 E-moll Op. 11(LP, Album, RE) Ex Libris XL 172 547 Switzerland 1968 Sell This Version
CS 6620 Hindemith*, Janáček*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado Hindemith*, Janáček*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado - Symphonic Metamorphoses On Themes Of Weber / Sinfonietta (Album) Decca, Decca CS 6620 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
OS 26106 James King (3), The Ambrosian Chorus*, Claudio Abbado, New Philharmonia Orchestra James King (3), The Ambrosian Chorus*, Claudio Abbado, New Philharmonia Orchestra - Brahms: 'Rinaldo' Cantata For Tenor, Male Chorus And Orchestra, Op.50 / 'Schicksalslied' For Chorus And Orchestra, Op. 54(LP) London Records OS 26106 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SXL 6443 Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Singers*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Abbado* Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Singers*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Abbado* - Great Scenes From Verdi Decca SXL 6443 UK 1970 Sell This Version
CS 6679 Prokofiev* - Claudio Abbado, The London Symphony Orchestra Prokofiev* - Claudio Abbado, The London Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No.1 In D Major Op.25 "Classical" - Symphony No.3 In C Minor Op.44 (Album) Decca CS 6679 UK 1970 Sell This Version
2530 038, 2530038 Claude Debussy / Maurice RavelBoston Symphony OrchestraClaudio Abbado Claude Debussy / Maurice RavelBoston Symphony OrchestraClaudio Abbado - Nocturnes (Nuages · Fêtes · Sirènes) / Daphnis Et Chloé II · Pavane (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 038, 2530038 UK 1970 Sell This Version
2530 146 Alban Berg - Margaret PriceLondon Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado Alban Berg - Margaret PriceLondon Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado - Lulu-Suite • Altenberg-Lieder Op. 4 • Drei Orchester-Stücke Op. 6 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 146 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
2530 137 Skrjabin* / Tschaikowsky* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado Skrjabin* / Tschaikowsky* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado - Le Poème De L'Extase / Romeo Und Julia Deutsche Grammophon 2530 137 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
XL 172 783 Johannes Brahms - Berliner Philharmoniker - Claudio Abbado Johannes Brahms - Berliner Philharmoniker - Claudio Abbado - Symphony No. 2 (Album) Ex Libris XL 172 783 Switzerland 1971 Sell This Version
SXL 6494, SXL.6494 Bruckner*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado Bruckner*, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado - Symphony No.1 In C Minor(LP) Decca, Decca SXL 6494, SXL.6494 UK 1971 Sell This Version
2720 053 Gioacchino Rossini - Hermann Prey · Teresa Berganza · Luigi Alva · Enzo Dara · Paolo Montarsolo - London Symphony Orchestra* - Claudio Abbado Gioacchino Rossini - Hermann Prey · Teresa Berganza · Luigi Alva · Enzo Dara · Paolo Montarsolo - London Symphony Orchestra* - Claudio Abbado - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2720 053 Europe 1972 Sell This Version
2530 198 Tschaikowsky*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado Tschaikowsky*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 5 E-moll, Op.64 Deutsche Grammophon 2530 198 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
27221034 The Boston Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By William Steinberg, Michael Tilson Thomas, Rafael Kubelik, Claudio Abbado The Boston Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By William Steinberg, Michael Tilson Thomas, Rafael Kubelik, Claudio Abbado - An Evening With The Boston Symphony Orchestra Deutsche Grammophon 27221034 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
2709 039 Gioacchino Rossini - Teresa Berganza · Luigi Alva · Renato Capecchi · Paolo Montarsolo, London Symphony Orchestra* · Scottish Opera Chorus, Claudio Abbado Gioacchino Rossini - Teresa Berganza · Luigi Alva · Renato Capecchi · Paolo Montarsolo, London Symphony Orchestra* · Scottish Opera Chorus, Claudio Abbado - La Cenerentola(3xLP + Box) Deutsche Grammophon 2709 039 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
2709 041 Gioacchino Rossini - Hermann Prey · Teresa Berganza · Luigi Alva · Enzo Dara · Paolo Montarsolo - London Symphony Orchestra* - Claudio Abbado Gioacchino Rossini - Hermann Prey · Teresa Berganza · Luigi Alva · Enzo Dara · Paolo Montarsolo - London Symphony Orchestra* - Claudio Abbado - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia(Box + 3xLP) Deutsche Grammophon 2709 041 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
2530 424 Johannes Brahms / Claudio Abbado, Wiener Philharmoniker Johannes Brahms / Claudio Abbado, Wiener Philharmoniker - Symphonie Nr. 1 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 424 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
2530 350 Peter Tschaikowsky*, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado Peter Tschaikowsky*, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 6 "Pathétique" (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 350 Germany 1973 Sell This Version