Stefan Vladar

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Stefan Vladar (born in Vienna, 1965) is an Austrian pianist and conductor.[1]

Biography[edit]

Stefan began piano lessons at the age of six, and in 1973 he began studies at the Vienna University for Music and Arts; Renate Kramer-Preisenhammer and Hans Petermandl were two of his teachers.

In 1985 Vladar won Vienna's VII Ludwig van Beethoven piano competition. In 1992 he participated in My War Years, a Canadian docudrama about Arnold Schoenberg and this composer's way to atonality. Vladar was awarded the Mozart Medal of the Mozartgemeinde Wien in 1994.[2] In addition to his concert career he's been the Grosses Orchester Graz principal conductor since 2002 and since 2008 principal conductor of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Performers: S Vladar". Classicalarchives.com. Retrieved 7 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Prizes and Awards". Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  3. ^ "Stefan Vladar, Conductor" (PDF). Retrieved 7 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Stefan Vladar neuer Chefdirigent des Wiener Kammerorchesters". Das Wiener KammerOrchester. Retrieved 7 August 2009.