Oliver von Dohnányi

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Oliver von Dohnányi - The "Golden Mask" Laureate 2018 - recently Music Director of Ural Opera House in Jekaterinburg, Russia. (born 2 March 1955) is a Slovak conductor, based in Prague, Czech Republic. He received the biggest Russian theatrical award, The Golden Mask, as the "Best Conductor" in 2018. http://sputnikimages.com/hier_rubric/photo/5476301.html He was Music Director of the National Theatre Prague (Národní divadlo), Intendant/Artistic Director of the Opera of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava, Intendant/Artistic Director of the Opera of the Moravian-Silesian National Theatre in Ostrava and principal conductor of the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava and Slovak Sinfonietta Orchestra.[1]

Dohnányi was born in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia, (now in Slovakia) and studied violin, composition and conducting at the Prague Academy for Music under Václav Neumann and at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna under Otmar Suitner. He made his conducting début, with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, in 1979.[1]



External links[edit]

  • "Oliver von Dohnányi". The Bach Cantatas website. 2005. Retrieved 2007-01-06.
  • "Oliver von Dohnányr". Tact 4 Art. Archived from the original on 2006-12-30. Retrieved 2007-01-06.