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Alexander Orlov (Conductor)

Born: August 18, 1873 - St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: October 10, 1948 - Moscow, Russia

The Russian conductor, Aleksandr [Alexander] Ivanovich Orlov studied violin at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, under P.A. Krasnokutske, and conducting under P.F. Juon in Berlin.

From 1902 Aleksandr Orlov worked as a symphonic and opera conductor in the cities of southern Russia. From 1912 to 1917 he was conductor of the Symphony Orchestra under Serge Koussevitzky in Moscow, and at the same time implemented a number of opera productions (1914-1924). From 1925 to 1929 he was Principal Conductor of Kiev State Academic Ukrainian Opera, and a professor of the Kiev Conservatory. His students included N. Rachlin. From 1930 to 1937 Orlov was the first head of the Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra of All-Union Radio, and premiered many works by Soviet composers, and directing opera performances on radio and at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1945 he was awareded People's Artist of the RSFSR.

Aleksandr Orlov conducted Yehudi Menuhin's first recorded performance of L.v. Beethoven's Violin Concerto in 1946. Selected Opera Recordings: Eugene Onegin (1937), Lakme sung in Russian (1946), La Traviata sung in Russian (1947), Eugene Onegin (1948).

 

Source: Wikipedia Website (August 2013)
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Aryeh Oron (August 2013)

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Concerto for 2 violins BWV 1043 [w/ violinists David Oistrakh & Yehudi Menuhin]

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