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Jean-Marie Auberson (Conductor)

Born: May 2, 1920 - Chavornay (located near Lausanne), Vaud canton, Switzerland
Died: July 4, 2004 - Draguignan, Var, France

The Swiss-born conductor (and violinist), Jean-Marie Auberson, studied at the Lausanne Conservatoire, where his tutors were Victor Desarzens (violin) and Alfred Pochon (viola).

In the years 1943-1946 Jean-Marie Auberson was engaged as a violinist with the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra (Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne - OCL), which was founded in 1940 at the initiative of its first conductor Victor Desarzens. Between 1946-1949 Auberson played the viola in the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. In the years 1950-1951 he studied conducting with Günther Wand in Köln and was also a pupil of Ernest Ansermet and Carl Schuricht. Auberson was a conductor with the Swiss-based Radio Beromünster Orchestra during 1956-1960 and was appointed second conductor of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra for the period 1963-1965. Auberson was on the roster at the Hamburg State Opera for its 1968-1973 seasons. He was conductor of the Basel Sinfonietta between 1984-1986.

Jean-Marie Auberson conducted the first performances of works by numerous important 20th century composers, including Faits divers (1960) by Julien-François Zbinden, Oceano-Nox (1967) of Jean Daetwyler, Pâris (1964), a ballet by Henri Sauguet, Concerto pour piano (1972) by Alberto Ginastera and La folie de Tristan (1980) of Armin Schibler. Auberson was closely associated with contemporary Swiss music.

Jean-Marie Auberson made numerous recordings for Claves, Monitor, Jecklin and Concert Hall.

 

Source: Basel Sinfonietta Archives; Ruud Janssen (February 2006)
Contributed by
Eric Spicer (February 2002)

Jean-Marie Auberson: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works

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Jean-Marie Auberson (Basel Sinfonietta Archiv) [German]

Jean-Marie Auberson (Wikipedia)

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