Claudio Abbado

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

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 Wien Modern, 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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CS 6522 Claudio Abbado - Movements From Romeo And Juliet And Chout album art Prokofiev*, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony* Prokofiev*, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony* - Movements From Romeo And Juliet And Chout (Album) Decca CS 6522 UK 1967 Sell This Version
CS 6510 Claudio Abbado - Symphony No 7 / Prometheus Overture album art Beethoven*, Claudio Abbado, Vienna Philharmonic* Beethoven*, Claudio Abbado, Vienna Philharmonic* - Symphony No 7 / Prometheus Overture (Album) Decca CS 6510 US 1967 Sell This Version
139349SLPM Claudio Abbado - Klavierkonzert Nr. 3 C-Dur · In C Major · En Ut Majeur/Klavierkonzert G-Dur · In G Major · En Sol Majeur album art 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 139349SLPM UK 1967 Sell This Version
XL 172 547 Claudio Abbado - Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 1 E-moll Op. 11 album art 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 Ex Libris, Grammoclub Ex Libris XL 172 547 Switzerland 1968 Sell This Version
139 371 SLPM, 139371, SLPM 139 371 Claudio Abbado - Serenade Nr. 2 A-dur Op. 16 ∙ Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre Op. 80 album art Johannes Brahms - Berliner PhilharmonikerClaudio Abbado Johannes Brahms - Berliner PhilharmonikerClaudio Abbado - Serenade Nr. 2 A-dur Op. 16 ∙ Akademische Fest-Ouvertüre Op. 80 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon, Deutsche Grammophon, Deutsche Grammophon 139 371 SLPM, 139371, SLPM 139 371 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
139381, 139 381 SLPM Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 2 C-moll Op. 17, In C Minor, En Ut Mineur album art 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 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon, Deutsche Grammophon 139381, 139 381 SLPM UK 1968 Sell This Version
SXL 6363, SXL.6363 Claudio Abbado - Scotch Symphony / Italian Symphony album art Mendelssohn*, London Symphony*, Abbado* Mendelssohn*, London Symphony*, Abbado* - Scotch Symphony / Italian Symphony (Album) Decca, Decca SXL 6363, SXL.6363 UK 1968 Sell This Version
139 383 SLPM Claudio Abbado - Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 / Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 album art Frédéric Chopin / Franz Liszt - Martha Argerich, Claudio Abbado, The London Symphony Orchestra Frédéric Chopin / Franz Liszt - Martha Argerich, Claudio Abbado, The London Symphony Orchestra - Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 / Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 139 383 SLPM Austria 1968 Sell This Version
OS 26106 Claudio Abbado - 'Rinaldo' / 'Schicksalslied' (Song Of Destiny) album art Brahms*James King (3), Claudio Abbado, Ambrosian Chorus*, New Philharmonia Orchestra Brahms*James King (3), Claudio Abbado, Ambrosian Chorus*, New Philharmonia Orchestra - 'Rinaldo' / 'Schicksalslied' (Song Of Destiny) (Album) Decca, Decca OS 26106 US 1969 Sell This Version
SXL 6398 Claudio Abbado - Symphonic Metamorphoses On Themes Of Weber / Sinfonietta album art Hindemith* / Janáček*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado Hindemith* / Janáček*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado - Symphonic Metamorphoses On Themes Of Weber / Sinfonietta (Album) Decca, Decca SXL 6398 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
MRF-55 Claudio Abbado - I Capuleti E I Montecchi album art Bellini*, Scotto*, Aragall*, Pavarotti* Cond. Claudio Abbado Bellini*, Scotto*, Aragall*, Pavarotti* Cond. Claudio Abbado - I Capuleti E I Montecchi(2xLP, Album + Box) MRF Records MRF-55 US 1970 Sell This Version
411818-1 Claudio Abbado - Great Scenes From Verdi album art Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Singers*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Abbado* Nicolai Ghiaurov, Ambrosian Singers*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Abbado* - Great Scenes From Verdi (Album) Decca 411818-1 France 1970 Sell This Version
7.061 Claudio Abbado - Symphony No.1 "Classical" - Symphony No.3  album art Prokofiev* - Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* / Claudio Abbado Prokofiev* - Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* / Claudio Abbado - Symphony No.1 "Classical" - Symphony No.3 (Album) Decca 7.061 France 1970 Sell This Version
2530 038 Claudio Abbado - Nocturnes (Nuages · Fêtes · Sirènes) / Daphnis Et Chloé II · Pavane album art Claude Debussy / Maurice RavelBoston Symphony OrchestraNew England Conservatory Chorus - Claudio Abbado Claude Debussy / Maurice RavelBoston Symphony OrchestraNew England Conservatory Chorus - Claudio Abbado - Nocturnes (Nuages · Fêtes · Sirènes) / Daphnis Et Chloé II · Pavane (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 038 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
2530 146 Claudio Abbado - Lulu-Suite • Altenberg-Lieder Op. 4 • Drei Orchester-Stücke Op. 6 album art 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
XL 172 783 Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 2 album art Johannes Brahms - Berliner Philharmoniker - Claudio Abbado Johannes Brahms - Berliner Philharmoniker - Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 2 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon XL 172 783 Switzerland 1971 Sell This Version
CS 6706 Claudio Abbado - Symphony No.1 In C Minor album art Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado - Symphony No.1 In C Minor Decca, Decca CS 6706 US 1971 Sell This Version
2530 137 Claudio Abbado - Le Poème De L'Extase / Romeo Und Julia album art Skrjabin* / Tschaikowsky* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado Skrjabin* / Tschaikowsky* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado - Le Poème De L'Extase / Romeo Und Julia (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 137 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
62 563 Claudio Abbado - Der Barbier Von Sevilla album art Gioacchino Rossini, Hermann Prey, Teresa Berganza, Luigi Alva, Paolo Montarsolo, Enzo Dara, The London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado Gioacchino Rossini, Hermann Prey, Teresa Berganza, Luigi Alva, Paolo Montarsolo, Enzo Dara, The London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado - Der Barbier Von Sevilla (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 62 563 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
171812/814, XL 171 812/14 Claudio Abbado - La Cenerentola album art 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 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 171812/814, XL 171 812/14 Switzerland 1972 Sell This Version
3371 003 Claudio Abbado - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia album art 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 3371 003 Europe 1972 Sell This Version
2530 198 Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 5 E-moll, Op.64 album art Tschaikowsky*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado Tschaikowsky*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Claudio Abbado - Symphonie Nr. 5 E-moll, Op.64 (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 2530 198 Italy 1972 Sell This Version
1S 06 040, 2561 242, 2561 243, 2561 244, 2561 345 Claudio Abbado - Brahms: Four Symphonies album art Johannes Brahms / Claudio Abbado / Wiener Philharmoniker - Berliner Philharmoniker - Staatskapelle Dresden - London Symphony Orchestra* Johannes Brahms / Claudio Abbado / Wiener Philharmoniker - Berliner Philharmoniker - Staatskapelle Dresden - London Symphony Orchestra* - Brahms: Four Symphonies (Comp, Album) Deutsche Grammophon 1S 06 040, 2561 242, 2561 243, 2561 244, 2561 345 Spain 1973 Sell This Version
14.014 Claudio Abbado - Symphony No.8 - The Unfinished / Symphony No.8 album art Beethoven* - Schubert* / Orchestre Philharmonique De Vienne* - Claudio Abbado - Josef Krips Beethoven* - Schubert* / Orchestre Philharmonique De Vienne* - Claudio Abbado - Josef Krips - Symphony No.8 - The Unfinished / Symphony No.8 Decca, Decca 14.014 France 1972 Sell This Version
MG 2410 Claudio Abbado - Violinkonzerte album art Nathan Milstein, Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker Nathan Milstein, Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker - Violinkonzerte (Album) Deutsche Grammophon MG 2410 Japan 1972 Sell This Version