Bernhard Klee

Bernhard Klee ( born April 19, 1936 in Schleiz, Thuringia ) is a German conductor.

Life and career

Klee received his first musical training at the Thomas Choir in Leipzig. He studied piano, composition and orchestral conducting chamber music at the Musikhochschule in Cologne. His musical career began at the Cologne Opera as an assistant to Otto Ackermann and Wolfgang Sawallisch. In 1965, he was for seven years musical director at the opera house in Lübeck. From 1976 to 1979 the head of the Radio Orchestra Hannover was the NDR ( NDR Radio Philharmonic today ). Klee served as Gastdiregent numerous renowned orchestras in Europe and the U.S., including the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam. He has performed, among others on the international festivals of Salzburg, Edinburgh, Lucerne and at the London Proms.

Media (selection)

  • Schumann, Robert. - Cologne: EMI Music Germany, P 2010
  • Funny stories Hamburg: Edel Classics, P 2010
  • Pilgrimage of the Rose, Schumann, Robert. - Cologne: EMI Music Germany, P 2006
  • The Bartered Bride, Hamburg: Edel Classics, c 2006
  • Longing for Spring, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. - Berlin: Universal Music Entertainment, P 2006
  • The Poacher, Lortzingstraße, Albert. - Hamburg: Edel Classics, c 2005
  • Missa sacra, Schumann, Robert. - Cologne: EMI Electrola, 2004
  • Opera dreams, Hamburg: Edel Classics, 2004
  • Symphony in D major, K. 504, Freiburg Music forum P 2004