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Saar Chamber Orchestra (Chamber Orchestra)

Founded: October 1, 1953 - Saarbrücken, Germany

Saar Chamber Orchestra (= SCC) was a string ensemble (5/4/5/3/1) of originally 18 musicians (10 of which were transfuges from Berlin) founded on October 1, 1953 in Saarlouis (Germany) by Karl Ristenpart; transferred to the new Radio-Station of Saarbrücken (Germany) in 1962; conducted by Antonio Janigro from 1968-1972; merged with the Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra in July 1973.

First violin solo (1954-1970): Georg Friedrich Hendel
Second violin solo (1953-1968): Hans Schlupp
First violist solo: (1953-1973): Max Bretschneider / Hans Bünte
First cellist solo: (1953-1970): Betty Hendel-Hindrichs

Various other appellations of the Saar Radio Chamber Orchestra (= SCC) on records and concert programs:
Saarländisches Kammerorchester (D)
Saarländisches Kammerorchester Saarlouis (D)
Kammerorchester des Saarländischen Rundfunks (D)
Orchestre de Chambre de la Sarre (F)
Orchestre de Chambre de la RadioDiffusion Sarroise (F)
Sarre Chamber Orchestra (E)
Chamber Orchestra of the Saar (E)
Le Sarre Chamber Orchestra (E)
Saar Radio Chamber Orchestra (E)

 

Source: Charles W. Scheel (September 2006)
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Charles W. Scheel (September 2006)

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