Peter Schneider (conductor)

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Peter Schneider (born 26 March 1939, in Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian conductor and opera administrator.

Schneider served as kapellmeister of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf-Duisburg from 1961 to 1968; general music director of the Bremer Philharmoniker from 1978 to 1985; opera director and general music director of Nationaltheater Mannheim from 1985-1987; and general music director of the Bayerische Staatsoper orchestra, München from 1993-1998.

Schneider sang as a member of the Vienna Boys Choir as a youth, and was named honorary conductor of the Vienna State Opera in 2004.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.

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  1. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1110. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1909. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

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