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     Pommer, Max (1936-Present)

    He is an orchestral conductor born in Leipzig, Germany.  He attended the University of Leipzig and the Academy of Music to study piano and conducting and began his career as an orchestral conductor.  In 1974 he worked with the Leipzig University Chorus, becoming their Music Director in 1975, and in 1978 he founded the award winning New Bach Collegium Musicum which has received much international acclaim for its specialist performances of Bach compositions, its international concert appearances and its numerous recordings.  In 1987 he became Principal Conductor of the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra and since 1991 he has been associated with the Hamburg Camerata, becoming their Artist Director in 2001.  He has been a guest conductor with many orchestras including the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Mozarteum Orchestra and the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine.  He has made numerous CDs of works by Bach, Handel and Debussy and many works by contemporary German composers.

     

    New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig recordings

     

    Giuseppe Aldrovandini recordings

     

    Sinfonias for Two Trumpets and Orchestra in D

    Capriccio 10 020 (CD: Italian Trumpet Concertos)

    Conductor - Max Pommer

    Trumpet -  Ludwig Guttler

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.primusic.at/Bios/BIOS%20HTML%20E/pommer%20engl.htm
    2. http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Pommer-Max.htm

        

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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