Hartmut Haenchen dirigent född 1943

Hartmut Haenchen dirigent född 1943

Hartmut Haenchen født i Dresden, 1943. Uddannet i direktion og sang ved musikkonservatoriet i Dresden. Fra 1966 leder af Robert-Franz-Singakademie i Halle og Halle Philharmonic Orchestra. Fra 1972 1-73 1. kapellmester ved Zwickau Teater. Fra 1980 kunstnerisk leder af Carl Philip Emanuel Bach Kammerorkester i Berlin. Fra 1985 chefdirigent for Det Nederlandske Filharmoniorkester. Musikchef ved Den Nederlandske Opera 1986.

Hartmut Haenchen dirigent född 1943

Hartmut Haenchen har dirigeret i samtlige europæiske operahus af betydning blandt andet Pariseroperaen, statsoperaerne i Wien, Berlin, München og Stuttgart, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden i London, La Scala i Milano og Teatro Real i Madris.Han har indspillet over 120 cd’er, hvoraf adskillige har vundet priser. Han er specialist i at dirigere Wagner og Richard Strauss og har også skrevet flere bøger om de to komponisters musik. 1 1985 blev han udnaevnt til professor i musik ved Universitetet i Dresden.

Säsongen 2011-12 dirigerade han Parsifal på DKT.

Hartmut Haenchen’s high intellect and musical integrity have secured his place in the forefront of musical life. Born in Dresden in 1943 he was raised in the post-war German Democratic Republic. Despite the severe restrictions imposed by the former East German regime, Haenchen was granted special permission to work with the West’s finest ensembles, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Concertgebouw Orchestra.
His career was reborn when in 1986 he moved to the Netherlands. A new public welcomed his interpretative genius, and he was appointed Music Director of both the Netherlands Philharmonic and De Nederlandse Opera.

His breadth of experience and depth of understanding have won respect, while audiences have warmed to the humanity of his interpretations. He is particularly renowned and respected for his readings of works by Richard Strauss, Wagner and Mahler. In October 2008 he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit of the Republic of Germany, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music and the arts.

Hartmut Haenchen enjoys ongoing relationships with many orchestras worldwide. Recent and future appearances include the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Royal Danish Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de la Monnaie, New Japan Philharmonic, Netherlands Philharmonic, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI (Turin), Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Orchestre national de France and Orchestre de Paris, Royal Orchestra Kopenhagen.

Hartmut Haenchen has forged close relationships with many of the world’s leading opera houses. He served as Music Director of De Nederlandse Opera for thirteen years, his tenure distinguished not least by his wide-ranging choice of operas by Berg, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Mussorgsky, Puccini, Reimann, Shostakovich, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Verdi and Wagner. He continues to appear with the company regularly and enjoyed outstanding critical success conducting Wagner’s Ring in a cycle directed by Pierre Audi.

Their Ring, available on CD, DVD and the newest version as streaming, has been revived in celebration of the 2013 Wagner bicentenary, culminating with two Cycles in January/February 2014. Other recent productions in Amsterdam include Zimmerman’s Die Soldaten, Wagner’s Tannhäuser, Strauss’s Capriccio and a new production of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer, recently released on Blu-ray/DVD to critical acclaim.

Current highlights include a War & Peace project, encompassing both opera and concert – with new productions of Iphigénie en Tauride in Geneva and Fidelio at Teatro Real, Madrid, as well as appearances with orchestras throughout the world; Helsinki, Tokyo, Stockholm, Oslo, Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Cologne, Weimar, Toulouse, Amsterdam, Bergen and Lille.

Other recent work includes new productions of Strauss’ Daphne at the Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse (2014), Der fliegende Holländer at Teatro alla Scala, Milan (2013); Parsifal, directed by Keith Warner, at the Royal Danish Opera (2012), a critically admired Salome at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (2010); Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (2009), for which he was awarded the French Grand Prix de la Critique, and Berg’s Wozzeck (opening the 2009/10 season) at the Opéra national de Paris. He has also conducted Wozzeck in Tokyo, Strauss’s Elektra in Toulouse and a new production of Parsifal at La Monnaie, winner of the 2010 Prix de l’Europe Francophone and a French Grand Prix de la Critique.

Hartmut Haenchen has made over 130 recordings with different orchestras for Berlin Classics, Capriccio, EuroArts, OpusArte, Pentatone, Philips, Sony Classical, Vanguard and ICA Classics. These include a substantial discography with his former Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, including several award-winning recordings. His most recent release, a DVD of Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 on ICA Classics – was awarded a Diapason d’Or, while his disc of Mozart’s last symphonies (Kammerorchester CPE Bach / Berlin Classics) has received many awards.

Hartmut Haenchen is also the author of many books on music, including important studies of Wagner and Mahler, as well a of performance practice in the 18th Century (Werktreue und Interpretation, Pfau-Verlag). Hartmut Haenchen also features in a documentary – The Skies Over Dresden – broadcast both on TV and as part of the Netherlands Film Festival. Trailer here.

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