Isaac Karabtchevsky

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Isaac Karabtchevsky, 2010

Isaac Karabtchevsky (born December 27, 1934 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian conductor of Russian Jewish ancestry. He studied music and conducting in Germany, where his teachers included Wolfgang Fortner, Pierre Boulez and Carl Ueter.

Karabtchevsky conducted the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, (Rio de Janeiro) from 1969 to 1996. From 1988 to 1994, he was principal conductor of the Tonkünstler Orchestra, (Vienna). From 1995 to 2001, he was music director of the Teatro La Fenice (Venice). Since 2003, Karabtchevsky has been the artistic director of the Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra (Porto Alegre). He was music director of the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire (Nantes et Angers) from 2004 to 2009.

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Preceded by
Ion Bressan
Artistic Director, Orquestra Sinfônica de Porto Alegre
2003–2010
Succeeded by
Tiago Flores
Preceded by
Hubert Soudant
Music Director, Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
2004–2009
Succeeded by
John Axelrod
Preceded by
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Music Director, Teatro La Fenice
1995–2001
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Miltiades Caridis
Principal Conductor, Tonkünstler Orchestra
1988–1994
Succeeded by
Fabio Luisi
Preceded by
Alceo Bocchino
Artistic Director, Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira
1969–1994
Succeeded by
Roberto Tibiriçá

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