Rudolf Kempe

June 14, 1910 ­

May 12, 1976


 Rudolf Kempe was born in Dresden where he studied music. He played the oboe in a number of orchestras before becoming conductor of the Leipzig Opera in 1935. He directed the Dresden Staatskapelle from 1949 to 1952, and the Bavarian Staatsoper in Munich from 1952 to 1954 (succeeding Georg Solti). His debut at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus was in 1960. He succeeded Sir Thomas Beecham in 1961 as conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra a post he held until 1975. From 1965 to 1972 worked with the Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra, and from 1967 till his death conducted the Munich Philharmonic. He was also a frequent conductor of the BBC Symphony . He died in Zürich. He is particularly remembered for his exceptional performances of the music of Richard Strauss . His complete recordings for EMI of all of the Strauss orchestral works still remain the touchstone  Rudolf Kempe è stato sopportato a Dresda in cui ha studiato la musica. Ha giocato il oboe in un certo numero di orchestre prima del conduttore diventante dell'opera de Leipzig in 1935. Ha diretto Dresda Staatskapelle da 1949 verso 1952 e lo Staatsoper bavarese a Monaco di Baviera da 1952 verso 1954 (Georg successivo Solti). Il suo debutto a Bayreuth Festspielhaus aveva luogo in 1960. Ha riuscito il sir Thomas Beecham a 1961 come conduttore dell'orchestra reale di Philharmonic un alberino che ha tenuto fino al 1975. 1965 - 1972 hanno funzionato con l'orchestra de Zurigo Tonhalle e da 1967 lavorare alla sua morte ha condotto Monaco di Baviera Philharmonic. Era inoltre un frequente conduttore dello symphony di BBC. È morto a Zurigo. Si ricorda di specialmente per le sue prestazioni eccezionali della musica di Richard Strauss. Le sue registrazioni complete per EMI di tutti gli impianti orchestral di Strauss ancora rimangono il touch'stone


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Rudolf Kempe Conducts in Stereo


Rudolf Kempe 2 CD Set UN Concert RPO 24/10/69
Britten: Building of he House Ov.
Beethoven: P.C. #3 (Rudolf Serkin)
Mahler: Sinfonie n. 1 plus:
Bach:Bach's BWV 106 Piano Concerto soloists - Karl Engel ,
Till Engel-Raeto Tschupp 6/9/73 Lucerne Fest
Beethoven:Leonore n. 3 BBC 27/8/75


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Rudolf Kempe Conducts in Stereo


STEREO Rudolf Kempe
BBC Sym 27/8/75
Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante
Schubert : Missa Solemnis in Aflat
Smith Collins, Elwes, Roberts
(opening BBC work Leonora #3 is on CD # 447)


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 Rudolf Kempe STEREO Lucerne Festival 15/8/73
Pfitzner: Violin concerto (Edith. Pinemann)
Dvorak: Symphonie n. 9


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STEREO 2 CD set Kempe (filler Von Matacic conducts)
Strauss: Salome- Kempe -Varnay, Rysanek,Hopf, (24 Juli 1974 Munchen) STEREO bonus filler:
Von Matacic NHK Radio Symphony 27/12/73
Wagner: Hollander Ov.
Schubert: Sinfonie n. 8
Wagner: Tannhauser Ov.


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 Verdi: Requiem - Munich 15/11/73

Janowitz, Fassbaender, Ridderbusch, Ilosfalvy

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