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Charles Mackerras (1925–2010)

Charles Mackerras was born on November 19, 1925 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Alan Charles MacLaurin Mackerras. He is known for his work on Xerxes (1988), Nutcracker (1986) and God Rot Tunbridge Wells! (1985). He died on July 14, 2010 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 84) in London, England, UK

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 2008 Don Giovanni (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2000 Mozart in Turkey (Documentary) (conductor - as Sir Charles Mackerras)
 1995 Great Arias: The Cunning Little Vixen (TV Short) (conductor)
 1995 The Cunning Little Vixen (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Charles Mackerras)
 1994 Roméo et Juliette (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1988 Xerxes (TV Movie) (conductor) / (edition by)
 1988 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1986 Nutcracker (conductor - as Sir Charles Mackerras)
 1985 God Rot Tunbridge Wells! (TV Movie) (conductor - as Sir Charles Mackerras) / (musical director - as Sir Charles Mackerras)
 1984/I Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1984 Julius Caesar (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1982 Mary Stuart (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1981 Jenufa (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1979 Pineapple Poll (TV Movie) (music arranger)
 1975 Faust (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1974 Trial by Jury (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1971 Music on 2 (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Tales of Hoffmann (1971) ... (conductor)
 1970 Zar und Zimmermann (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1966 Billy Budd (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- His Polyvinyl Girl (1961) ... (conductor)
 1959 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1954 The Queen in Australia (Documentary) (conductor)
 1947 Namatjira the Painter (Short) (music)
 1944 The Fighting Rats of Tobruk (musical associate)
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Sir Charles Mackerras

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His Australian father was working in the USA for the General Electric Company when he was born. The family returned to Australia when he was age 2. See more »

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