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Nikolaus Harnoncourt, one of the founders of the early music movement in the 1950s, has announced his retirement. The conductor, who founded the period-instrument ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien in 1953, made the announcement on 5 December, the day before his 86th birthday, in a handwritten letter published ...
Conductor and early music pioneer Nikolaus Harnoncourt, who announced his retirement on Saturday 5 December , conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Mozart's Violin Concerto no.3 in G major K216, with soloist Gidon Kremer. Violinist Ray Chen will give a Masterclass on the first movement of this ...