István Kertész

István Kertész (* 28. August 1929 in Budapest; † 16. April 1973 in Kfar Saba, Israel) was a Hungarian conductor from the ranges opera and concert.

Kertész studied music to the Franz Liszt academy in Budapest, where he was informed among other things by Zoltán Kodály. It affected by Bruno walter and Otto Klemperer and became director/conductor of the Budapester opera.

It left Hungary 1956, went into the Federal Republic of Germany and became a director of music Augsburger opera and 1964 of the Cologne opera. In Cologne it directed the first German performance of Benjamin Brittens Billy Budd.

He was principal conductor London of the Symphony Orchestra from 1965 to 1968 and made during this time of appearances at the Royal Opera House, Covent guards. 1973 he was appointed the conductor of the Bamberger Symphoniker and drowned shortly thereafter at the Israeli coast during a concert tour.

Under its photographs was also the first complete admission of the Mozarts Titus and the first total admission of the symphonies of Antonín Dvořák.


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