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Theodor Guschlbauer

Conductor

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Biography

Born in Vienna, Theodor Guschlbauer studied piano and violoncello and later conducting with the legendary Hans Swarowsky. He finished his conducting studies with Lovro von Matacic and Herbert von Karajan.
First engagements brought him to the Vienna Volksoper and to the Landestheater Salzburg, where he was First Kapellmeister.

In 1969, Guschlbauer became music director of the Lyon Opera, and in 1975 General Music Director in Linz. From 1983 to 1997, he was Principal Conductor of Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, from 1997 to 2001 General Music Director of  Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz at Ludwigshafen.

Theodor Guschlbauer has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras:
Vienna Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munich Philharmonic, Gewandhausorchester…

Born in Vienna, Theodor Guschlbauer studied piano and violoncello and later conducting with the legendary Hans Swarowsky. He finished his conducting studies with Lovro von Matacic and Herbert von Karajan.
First engagements brought him to the Vienna Volksoper and to the Landestheater Salzburg, where he was First Kapellmeister.

In 1969, Guschlbauer became music director of the Lyon Opera, and in 1975 General Music Director in Linz. From 1983 to 1997, he was Principal Conductor of Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, from 1997 to 2001 General Music Director of  Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz at Ludwigshafen.

Theodor Guschlbauer has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras:
Vienna Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munich Philharmonic, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Filarmonica della Scala Milano, Santa Cecilia Rom, Israel Philharmonic, RAI Torino, NHK Orchestra Tokyo, and many others.

He has performed at such prestigious festivals as Salzburg, Aix-en-Provence, Orange, Verona, Lucerne, Montreux, Bregenz, Oxford, Flanders, Ascona, Prague Spring and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Further, Theodor Guschlbauer has been a welcome guest at the opera houses in Vienna, Hamburg, München, Köln, Paris, Milano, Génève, Brussels, Lisbon and Tokyo. He has conducted more than 60 recordings of which many were awarded a "Grand Prix du Disque".

The Goethe Foundation in Basle honoured Theodor Guschlbauer by awarding him the Mozart-Prize. He is also recipient of the "Austrian Honorary Cross for Science and Art", the "Prix d’Honneur" of the Alsace Foundation, and the "Commander of the Cross" of the French Legion d’Honneur.

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Guschlbauer and the Philharmonic Orchestra, who had opened with Emmanuel Chabrier’s „España“, also got on splendidly. The conductor acted with verve and high transparency, but left room for glamorous brass solos and breathing, shimmering strings.