Educated in Vienna, Franz Bauer-Theussl had his musical training at the Vienna Music Academy as a pianist, winning prizes in Genf and Llangollen. He studied as a conductor under Clemens Krauss and served as assistant to Ferdinand Grossman in a series of international concert tours with the Academy Chamber Choir. He was later director of music at the Stadttheater in Baden, head of opera at the Salzburg Landestheater and assistant at the Salzburg Festival to Clemens Krauss, Karl Böhm, Bruno Walter and Dimitri Mitropoulos. He has served as conductor at the Vienna Volksoper since 1957, with over 2,000 performances to his credit. Other activities have included a period as general music director in Amsterdam and as conductor at the Bregenz Festival and as principal conductor of the Vienna Beethoven Society. Engagements abroad have included appearances throughout Europe and as far afield as Japan. Franz Bauer-Theussl has been the recipient of a series of official awards for his continuing services to music in Vienna.
|Box Set Release
|STRAUSS II Complete Orchestral Edition
|MENOTTI, G.C.: Konsul (Der) (Studio Production, 1963) (NTSC)
|STRAUSS II, J.: Edition - Vol. 40
|ZIEHRER, C.M.: Grosse Operettenfestival (Das) (The Great Operetta Festival) (Holm, Serafin, Seiffert, Dermota, Kolmann, Minich, Terkal, Prikopa)