Kurt Redel

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Kurt Redel (8 October 1918 in Breslau, Silesia, now Wrocław, Poland – 12 February 2013 in Munich, Germany) was a German flutist and conductor.[1]

Early life[edit]

Redel studied flute, violin, conducting, and composition,[2] as well music history and piano[2] at the Breslau Conservatory. He worked as a solo flutist for the Meininger Landeskapelle (1938/39), Salzburg Mozarteum (1939/41, where he was also awarded a professorship) and Bavarian State Orchestra/Opera (1941/45). Between 1946 and 1953/56 he taught at the Northwest German Music Academy in Detmold.[2]

Pro Arte Orchestra[edit]

In 1953 he founded the (Munich) Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra with which he made numerous recordings of works of Baroque, Classical and later periods.[3] He founded the Lourdes Festival and was its director for 20 years.[2]

He died in February 2013, age 94.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurt Redel verstorben" (in German). kulturinfo-lippe.de. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Cummings, Robert. "Kurt Redel". allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2009-11-19. 
  3. ^ "Katalog des Deutschen Musikarchivs". Deutsches Musikarchiv (in German). Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Retrieved 2009-11-19. 

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