Quotes by Claudio Abbado

About Claudio Abbado:

Claudio Abbado was an Italian conductor. One of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, particularly in the music of Gustav Mahler, he served as music director of the La Scala opera house in Milan, principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, principal guest conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, music director of the Vienna State Opera, and principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra.

Author Bio

  • NameClaudio Abbado
  • DescriptionItalian conductor
  • BornJune 26, 1933
  • DiedJanuary 20, 2014
  • CountryItaly
  • ProfessionConductor; Politician
  • Awards; Knight Grand Cross Of The Order Of Merit Of The Italian Republic; Grand Cross Of The Legion Of Honour; Ring Of Honour Of The City Wien; Grand Cross Of The Order Of Merit Of The Federal Republic Of Germany With Star; Great Golden Medal Of Honour For Services To The Republic Of Austria; Ernst Reuter Medal; Praemium Imperiale