Herbert von Karajan

Herbert von Karajan - Genius Austrian orchestra and opera conductor. Most well known for his 35 year role as principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic.

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Herbert von Karajan was a Greek-Austrian conductor. He was one of the most prominent conductors of the postwar period and is widely regarded as the world’s most recorded conductor. Karajan conducted the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra for 35 years.

Conductor Herbert von Karajan

As his centenary approaches, what is the true legacy of Herbert von Karajan, one of music's most revered and reviled figures?

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Herbert von Karajan was an Austrian orchestra and opera conductor. To the wider world he was perhaps most famously associated with the Berlin Philharmonic, of which he was principal conductor for 35 years.

"Those who have achieved all their aims probably set them too low." / Herbert von Karajan/

"Those who have achieved all their aims probably set them too low." / Herbert von Karajan/ by Siegfried Lauterwasser

Herbert von Karajan (born Heribert, Ritter von Karajan;( 1908 –  1989) was an Austrian orchestra and opera conductor. To the wider world he was perhaps most famously associated with the Berlin Philharmonic, of which he was principal conductor for 35 years. His great-great-grandfather, Georg Karajan, was born in Kozani, a town in the then Ottoman province of Rumelia (present West Macedonia in today's Greece), leaving for Vienna in 1767.

Herbert von Karajan (born Heribert, Ritter von Karajan;( 1908 – 1989) was an Austrian orchestra and opera conductor. To the wider world he was perhaps most famously associated with the Berlin Philharmonic, of which he was principal conductor for 35 years. His great-great-grandfather, Georg Karajan, was born in Kozani, a town in the then Ottoman province of Rumelia (present West Macedonia in today's Greece), leaving for Vienna in 1767.

Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan, during a concert. Leningrad Philharmonic (today, St. Petersburg Academic Philarmonic named after Dmitry Shostakovich), 1969. AKG1186556 © akg-images / RIA Nowosti

Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan, during a concert. Petersburg Academic Philarmonic named after Dmitry Shostakovich), © akg-images / RIA Nowosti

Herbert von Karajan...the great conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, and who I heard in Vienna in 1978 conducting the Marriage of Figaro.  I stood in line for hours for a ticket.  That night, the great opera house lit up like fireflies with people reading the scores.

the great conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, and who I heard in Vienna in 1978 conducting the Marriage of Figaro.

Joseph Haydn, Herbert von Karajan - Haydn Symphonies No.83 in G "La Poule", No.101 in D "The Clock", Herbert Von Karajan, The Berlin Philharmonic

Joseph Haydn, Herbert von Karajan - Haydn Symphonies No83 in G La Poule No101 in D Clock Herbert Von Karajan Berlin Philharmonic

Joseph Haydn, Herbert von Karajan - Haydn Symphonies No.83 in G "La Poule", No.101 in D "The Clock", Herbert Von Karajan, The Berlin Philharmonic

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