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Bruno Weil

Conductor

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Biography

First Guest conductor Bruckner Orchester Linz

Bruno Weil is one of the world’s leading conductors for music of the First Viennese School who has gained this remarkable reputation as guest conductor of numerous major orchestras and numerous CD recordings. Among other orchestras he has worked with Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Bamberger Symphoniker, Vienna Symphonic Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Orchestre National de France, NHK Orchestra Tokyo, Sydney Symphony Orchestra as well as St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Since the season 2017/18, Bruno Weil is First Guest Conductor of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, with whom he is performing at the Oberösterreichische Stiftkonzerte and the Musiktheater Linz.

He has conducted Opera productions at Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Semperoper in Dresden, Cologne Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and at Hamburgische…

First Guest conductor Bruckner Orchester Linz

Bruno Weil is one of the world’s leading conductors for music of the First Viennese School who has gained this remarkable reputation as guest conductor of numerous major orchestras and numerous CD recordings. Among other orchestras he has worked with Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Bamberger Symphoniker, Vienna Symphonic Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Orchestre National de France, NHK Orchestra Tokyo, Sydney Symphony Orchestra as well as St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Since the season 2017/18, Bruno Weil is First Guest Conductor of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, with whom he is performing at the Oberösterreichische Stiftkonzerte and the Musiktheater Linz.

He has conducted Opera productions at Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Semperoper in Dresden, Cologne Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and at Hamburgische Staatsoper. He also repeatedly guest conducted at Salzburg Festival, lead Opera productions at Glyndeborne Festival as well as concerts at Salzburger Mozartwoche, Würzburger Mozartsommer and Mozartfestivals in Augsburg and Toronto.

Bruno Weil founded the "KLANG & RAUM Music Festival" at Irsee monastery in Allgäu in 1993 and was its artistic director until 2011. During his tenure it became an international platform for concerts on period instruments.
Until 2010 Bruno Weil was Director of Carmel Bach Festival, one of the oldest music festivals in the US.

Together with the Canadian Tafelmusik Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Bruno Weil recorded a vast number of CDs for SONY CLASSICAL, which were widely acclaimed by the press. Bruno Weil was awarded with "Deutsche Schallplattenpreis – Echo Klassik“ five times. In 1997 he won the prize as "conductor of the year“. He has also received it in the category "Best record of an opera 17./18. century“ and in 2010 for the records of Haydn’s symphonies 93, 95 and 96. In 2006 Bruno Weil was given the "Juno Award“ together with the Canadian Tafelmusik Orchester for their recording of Beethoven’s Symphonies N° 5 and N° 6.

Having been one of the last students of Hans Swarowsky, Bruno Weil won numerous international competitions. After appointments as Kapellmeister at Staatstheater Wiesbaden and Braunschweig he became Augsburgs youngest GMD at the age of 31. From 1994-2002 he was GMD in Duisburg. In 2016, he was honoured with the "Musikpreis der Stadt Duisburg“.

From 2001-2016 Bruno Weil was professor at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. He was holding the same position at the Mozarteum University Salzburg between 2015-2019.
In autumn 2018 Bruno Weil started his tenure as First Guest Conductor at Bruckner Orchester Linz.

Bruno Weil is currently working on a book about the stylistics of the 18th century, aiming to simplify this complex topic for historically interested musicians.

(c) Fred Schoellhorn

Tafelmusik’s performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony reminds me why I fell in love with music in the first place.