Christoph von Dohnányi

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German-born conductor, born 8 September 1929 in Berlin, Germany.
Chief Conductor of WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln (1964-1970). General Music Director of the Orchester Der Städtischen Bühnen Frankfurt (1968-1977). Opera Director of Frankfurter Opern- Und Museumsorchester in 1972. Intendant & Music Director at the Orchester Der Staatsoper Hamburg (1972-1984). Music Director Designate (1982-1984) & Sixth Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra, succeeding Lorin Maazel, becoming Music Director Laureate in 2002. Principal Guest Conductor (1994-1997) & Principal Conductor (1997-2008) of the Philharmonia Orchestra, becoming Honorary Conductor for Life in 2008. Music Adviser & Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestre De Paris (1998-2000). Chief Conductor of NDR Sinfonieorchester (2004-2010). In 2013, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Royal Academy of Music.
Brother of Klaus von Dohnanyi; father of Justus von Dohnányi (from his first marriage); grandson of Ernst von Dohnányi; nephew of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He was married to Anja Silja (second wife; divorced).
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BC 1075 Christoph von Dohnányi - Piano Concerto in B Flat Major K 595, Piano Concerto in B Flat Major K 456 album art Mozart* - Christoph von Dohnányi conducting the Vienna Symphony Orchestra*, Ingrid Haebler Mozart* - Christoph von Dohnányi conducting the Vienna Symphony Orchestra*, Ingrid Haebler - Piano Concerto in B Flat Major K 595, Piano Concerto in B Flat Major K 456 (Album) Epic BC 1075 US 1960 Sell This Version
SFL-7602, 835 130 AY Christoph von Dohnányi - Rokoko-Variationen, Pezzo Capriccioso album art Schumann*, Tchaikovsky*, Maurice Gendron, Christoph von Dohnányi Schumann*, Tchaikovsky*, Maurice Gendron, Christoph von Dohnányi - Rokoko-Variationen, Pezzo Capriccioso (Album) Philips, Philips SFL-7602, 835 130 AY Japan 1963 Sell This Version
DUC 503 Christoph von Dohnányi - Burlesque / Rapsodie Sur Un Theme De Paganini album art Daniel Wayenberg, Philharmonia Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi - Richard Strauss / Rachmaninov* Daniel Wayenberg, Philharmonia Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi - Richard Strauss / Rachmaninov* - Burlesque / Rapsodie Sur Un Theme De Paganini Ducretet Thomson DUC 503 France 1963 Sell This Version
A 02314 L Christoph von Dohnányi - Piano Concertos album art Claudio Arrau, The Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam* Conducted By Christoph von Dohnányi, Grieg*, Schumann* Claudio Arrau, The Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam* Conducted By Christoph von Dohnányi, Grieg*, Schumann* - Piano Concertos (Album, Comp) Philips A 02314 L Netherlands 1963 Sell This Version
139 257/59 Christoph von Dohnányi - Der Junge Lord album art Hans Werner Henze / Chor* Und Orchester Der Deutschen Oper Berlin , Dirigent: Christoph von Dohnányi Hans Werner Henze / Chor* Und Orchester Der Deutschen Oper Berlin , Dirigent: Christoph von Dohnányi - Der Junge Lord Deutsche Grammophon 139 257/59 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
6700 051, none Christoph von Dohnányi - Complete Piano Trios album art Robert* & Clara Schumann / Edvard Grieg, Beaux Arts Trio, Claudio Arrau, Christoph von Dohnányi, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra Robert* & Clara Schumann / Edvard Grieg, Beaux Arts Trio, Claudio Arrau, Christoph von Dohnányi, Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra - Complete Piano Trios(3xLP, Album + Box) Philips, International Preview Society 6700 051, none Europe 1972 Sell This Version
7.250 - ( SXL.6657) Christoph von Dohnányi - Lulu - Suite / Salome - Final Scene album art Alban Berg / Richard Strauss, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Christoph Von Dohnanyi* With Anja Silja Alban Berg / Richard Strauss, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Christoph Von Dohnanyi* With Anja Silja - Lulu - Suite / Salome - Final Scene Decca, Decca 7.250 - ( SXL.6657) France 1974 Sell This Version
SXL 6818, SXL.6818 Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 1. - Symphony No. 5. Reformation album art Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Christoph von Dohnányi Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 1. - Symphony No. 5. Reformation (Album) Decca, Decca SXL 6818, SXL.6818 UK 1976 Sell This Version
CS 7038 Christoph von Dohnányi - Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5. Reformation, Symphony No. 1.  album art Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Christoph von Dohnányi Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Christoph von Dohnányi - Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5. Reformation, Symphony No. 1. (LP, Album) London Records CS 7038 US 1977 Sell This Version
CSA2250 Christoph von Dohnányi - Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang' album art Christoph von Dohnányi, Wiener Philharmoniker, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Christoph von Dohnányi, Wiener Philharmoniker, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang' (Album) London Records CSA2250 US 1978 Sell This Version
6.35435 GF Christoph von Dohnányi - Lulu album art Alban Berg, Anja Silja, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi Alban Berg, Anja Silja, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi - Lulu Decca 6.35435 GF Germany 1978 Sell This Version
SXL 6883 Christoph von Dohnányi - Petrouchka album art Stravinsky* - Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnányi Stravinsky* - Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnányi - Petrouchka Decca SXL 6883 UK 1978 Sell This Version
6.42405 Christoph von Dohnányi - Petrouchka album art Stravinsky* - Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnányi Stravinsky* - Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnányi - Petrouchka(LP) Decca 6.42405 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
SXDL 7500 Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 4 Italian / The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - Overture / Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage - Overture album art Mendelssohn*, Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnanyi* Mendelssohn*, Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnanyi* - Symphony No. 4 Italian / The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - Overture / Calm Sea And Prosperous Voyage - Overture (Album) Decca SXDL 7500 UK 1979 Sell This Version
6.42806 Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No, 3 (Scottish) album art Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No, 3 (Scottish) (Album) Decca 6.42806 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
SXDL 7511 Christoph von Dohnányi - The Firebird album art Stravinsky*Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnanyi* Stravinsky*Vienna Philharmonic*, Christoph von Dohnanyi* - The Firebird (Album) London Records SXDL 7511 UK & Europe 1980 Sell This Version
TMC-4 Christoph von Dohnányi - Rapsodias Húngaras Núms. 1.2.3.4 album art Liszt* / Orquesta Sinfónica De Radio Colonia* dirigida por: Eugen Szenkar / Orquesta Filarmónica Húngara* dirigida por: Christoph von Dohnanyi* Liszt* / Orquesta Sinfónica De Radio Colonia* dirigida por: Eugen Szenkar / Orquesta Filarmónica Húngara* dirigida por: Christoph von Dohnanyi* - Rapsodias Húngaras Núms. 1.2.3.4 (Comp, Album) Sarpe TMC-4 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
591054 Christoph von Dohnányi - The Miraculous Mandarin; Two Portraits album art Béla Bartók, Christoph von Dohnányi, Vienna Philharmonic* Béla Bartók, Christoph von Dohnányi, Vienna Philharmonic* - The Miraculous Mandarin; Two Portraits Decca 591054 France 1981 Sell This Version
6.35518 FA Christoph von Dohnányi - Wozzeck album art Alban Berg, Christoph von Dohnányi, Anja Silja, Eberhard Wächter, Wiener Philharmoniker Alban Berg, Christoph von Dohnányi, Anja Silja, Eberhard Wächter, Wiener Philharmoniker - Wozzeck (Album) Decca 6.35518 FA Germany 1981 Sell This Version
SXDL 7509 Christoph von Dohnányi - Erwartung / 6 Lieder Op. 8 album art Schoenberg*, Anja Silja, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi Schoenberg*, Anja Silja, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi - Erwartung / 6 Lieder Op. 8 (Album) London Records SXDL 7509 UK 1981 Sell This Version
66.22 486 Christoph von Dohnányi - Dvorak, Liszt: Symphonie Nr.8, Klavierkonzert Nr.1 Es-Dur album art Martha Argerich, Christoph von Dohnányi, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin Martha Argerich, Christoph von Dohnányi, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin - Dvorak, Liszt: Symphonie Nr.8, Klavierkonzert Nr.1 Es-Dur(LP) Decca 66.22 486 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
CD-80091 Christoph von Dohnányi - "Unfinished Symphony" / Symphony No. 8 In F album art Schubert*, Beethoven*, Christoph von Dohnányi, The Cleveland Orchestra Schubert*, Beethoven*, Christoph von Dohnányi, The Cleveland Orchestra - "Unfinished Symphony" / Symphony No. 8 In F (Album) Telarc CD-80091 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
DG-10090 Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" album art Beethoven*, Christoph von Dohnányi, The Cleveland Orchestra Beethoven*, Christoph von Dohnányi, The Cleveland Orchestra - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" (Album) Telarc DG-10090 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
DG-10110 Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 9 'The Great' album art Schubert* - The Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi Schubert* - The Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 9 'The Great' (Album) Telarc DG-10110 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
CD-80120 Christoph von Dohnányi - Symphony No. 9 album art Beethoven*, The Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus*, Christoph von Dohnányi, Carol Vaness, Janice Taylor (2), Siegfried Jerusalem, Robert Lloyd (4) Beethoven*, The Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus*, Christoph von Dohnányi, Carol Vaness, Janice Taylor (2), Siegfried Jerusalem, Robert Lloyd (4) - Symphony No. 9 (Album) Telarc CD-80120 UK, Europe & US 1985 Sell This Version