Jansons was born in Riga as a son of the conductor Arvid Jansons. Its Jewish nut/mother brought it in a hiding place to the world, into which she had fled herself, after its father and brother in the Rigaer Ghetto had died. 1946 won its father the second price in a national competition and by Jewgeni Mrawinski its assistant with the Lenin grader Philharmonics were made. 1956 followed it its family.
Jansons studied violin, piano and a directing at the Lenin grader conservatoire and went 1969 to Austria, where he continued his training with Hans Swarowsky and harsh ore of Karajan. 1973 he became like its father a deputy conductor of the Lenin graders Philharmonics before. From 1979 to 2000 he was director/conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic Concert Hall - orchestra, with which he had numerous performances, photographs and tours. it suffered 1996 when directing the last sheets of La Bohème a life-threatening heart accumulation on the podium in Oslo. (Also its father had deceased when directing). 1992 he was appointed the main guest conductor London of the Philharmonic Orchestra, 1997 the principal conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Since autumn 2003 he is as a successor Lorin Maazels principal conductor at the symphony orchestra of the Bavarian broadcast, since September 2004 additionally principal conductor of the Amsterdamer Concertgebouw of orchestra, here in the follow-up of Riccardo Chailly.
In the year 2006 Jansons led the New Year concert of the Viennese Philharmonics for the first time. Likewise in January 2006 in Cannes on the Midem a Cannes Classical Award was lent to it as an artist of the yearly. For the admission of the 13. Mariss Jansons and the symphony orchestra of the Bavarian broadcast received Symphonie von Dmitri Schostakowitsch in February 2006 a Grammy in the category “best orchestra achievement”.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||lettischer conductor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||14. January 1943|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Riga|