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Nikolaus Harnoncourt (1929–2016)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt was born on December 6, 1929 in Berlin, Germany as Johann Nicolaus Graf de la Fontaine und d'Harnoncourt-Unverzagt. He is known for his work on La clemenza di Tito (2003), The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968) and La belle Hélène (1996). He was married to Alice Harnoncourt. He died on March 5, 2016 in St. ... See full bio »

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La clemenza di Tito
La clemenza di Tito Music Department
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
La belle Hélène
La belle Hélène Music Department


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 2012 Die Zauberflöte (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2009 Il mondo della luna (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2007 Die Zauberflöte (TV Movie) (musical director)
 2006 Mozart 22 (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Le nozze di Figaro (2006) ... (conductor)
 2004 Der Freischütz (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2004 Fidelio (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2003 La clemenza di Tito (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2001-2003 Great Performances (TV Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2003 (2003) ... (conductor: orchestra)
 2001-2003 Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (TV Series) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- 2003 (2003) ... (conductor)
- 2001 (2001) ... (conductor)
 2002 Cecilia Bartoli Sings Mozart (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2002/II Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2001 Cecilia Bartoli Sings Haydn (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2001 Don Giovanni (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2000/II Così fan tutte (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1997 Great Composers (TV Series documentary) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Beethoven (1997) ... (conductor: The Chamber Orchestra of Europe)
 1996 La belle Hélène (TV Movie) (conductor) / (musical director)
 1996/II Le nozze di Figaro (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1988 Così fan tutte (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1986 Mitridate, rè di Ponto (conductor)
 1980 Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (musical director)
 1979 L'incoronazione di Poppea (musical director)
 1978 L'Orfeo (musical director)
 1968 The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (conductor: Concentus musicus, Ensemble für arte Musik Wien)
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Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award (1994), the Kyoto Prize (2004) and the Leipzig Bach Medal (2007). See more »

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