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    Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra (Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg)

    This orchestra was founded in 1933 and had formerly been the RTL Symphony which was a privately run radio orchestra which was eventually taken over by the state.  It comprises 93 musicians and it has received international acclaim through its concerts and radio and television performances.   Their conductors, musical directors and guest conductors have included Bramwell Tovey, Emmanuel Krivine, Paavo Jarvi, Krysztof Penderecki, Hans Graf and Pierre Cao.  The orchestra appear in exchange concerts and international music festivals and have performed many acclaimed European venues.  Releasing two or three CDs per year, they have made several world premiere recordings, have introduced new works to their listeners and have received awards that including two Cannes Classical Awards.  Their first tour of the United States took place in October 2004.


    Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg recordings

    Piano Concerto No. 2 in E,

    Vox 7206 (CD: The Franz Liszt School, Vol. 1)

    Conductor - Richard Kapp

    Piano - Michael Ponti



    1. http://www.newworldclassics.com/luxem.htm#biography





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