Peter Schneider (conductor)
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.
Decorations and awards
- Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, 1st class (1997)
- Bavarian Order of Merit
- Honorary member of the Vienna State Opera
- Winners of the Foundation Semperoper Dresden (2008)
- Grand Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (2009)
- Vincent Vargas (26 March 2006). "Peter Schneider meets Parsifal". WagnerBlog. Retrieved 2007-08-27.
- "Schneider, Peter: Biografie". Hilbert Artists Management. Retrieved 2007-08-27.
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