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Günter Neuhold was born in Graz, Austria in 1947. In 1969 he completed his studies at the Graz Conservatory with a master’s degree. He then followed advanced courses in Rome with Franco Ferrara and in Vienna with Hans Swarowsky. Between 1972 and 1980 he was engaged at various German opera houses, a period he closed as first Kapellmeister in Hanover and Dortmund. After winning several competitions (Florence 1st prize, 1976; San Remo, “Marinuzzi” 1st prize, 1976; Vienna, “Swarowsky” 2nd prize, 1977; Salzburg, “Böhm” 1st prize, 1977, Milan, “Cantelli” 3rd prize, 1977), he began an international career. From 1981 to 1986 he was Music Director at the Teatro Regio di Parma, where he devoted most of his time to Verdi operas, and chief conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica “Arturo Toscanini”. From 1986 to 1990 he was chief conductor and musical director of the Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest van Vlaanderen in Antwerp, which achieved an international reputation during this period and toured in Germany, Italy, Great Britain and France. Günter Neuhold was general music director at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe from 1989 to 1995. In Karlsruhe he performed a Richard-Strauss-Zyklus and the Ring des Nibelungen. In 1995 he became general music director and artistic director at the Theater der Freien Hansestadt Bremen.

Role: Conductor 
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BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4 Naxos
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4, "Romantic" Amadis
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4, 'Romantic', WAB 104 Naxos
DISCOVER THE SYMPHONY (1998 edition) Naxos Educational
FRANCK: Symphony in D Minor / Prelude, Choral et Fugue Naxos
LIEBERMANN: Concerto for Jazz Band / Furioso / Medea-Monolog Naxos
Orchestral, Concerto, Choral - Secular, Orchestral, Concerto
MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - PARIS: A Musical Tour of Paris, Chantilly, Versailles and Chartres (NTSC) Naxos
Classical Concert
PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly Naxos

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