Ivan Fischer

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Birthday
20, 1951
Birthplace
Hungary
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1951 (age 70)
Birthplace
Hungary

About

Grammy-nominated composer and conductor. He was appointed Principal Artist of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in 2006. He founded the Hungarian Mahler Society.

Before Fame

He studied piano, violin, cello, and composition as a student in Budapest and was mentored by Hans Swarowsky while attending the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.

Trivia

His United States conducting debut was with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in 1983.

Family Life

His older brother Ádám also became a conductor.

Associated With

He was nominated for a Grammy Award for his performance of "Così fan tutee" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.