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Owain Arwel Hughes  

conductor

Owain Arwel Hughes is one of the busiest and most popular British conductors. He has enjoyed great success as assistant conductor of the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra, and works today with all the major British orchestras In 1995 he was appointed Principal Conductor of the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, but has continued to work as a guest conductor for European orchestras. In 1992 he made his debut in Japan with the Osaka Symphony Orchestra. Owain Arwel Hughes has wide experience of the symphonic repertoire and of British music in particular, and enjoys great recognition for his interpretations of the great works of choral literature. He has performed many times on TV and has made recordings, including two for EMI which brought him gold records. He has now concluded his series of recordings of all Vagn Holmboe's symphonies with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. In 1986 he launched the Welsh Proms in Cardiff, where, as Artistic Director, he has created a very successful annual event.

Live Dates

12/09/2011   Classics Today France

Knudåge Riisager: Benzin
"L'interprétation est parfaite..."
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01/10/2008   Audiophile Audition

Knudåge Riisager: Benzin
5/5 Stars

"The music is a kick"
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25/08/2008   Politiken

Knudåge Riisager: Benzin
5/6 Hjerter

"Lige til at spise (eller snarere sniffe, måske)"
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Discography

Benzin
Benzin
Knudåge Riisager

SACD 6.220527 (2008)

First recording ever of the crazy, beautiful scandalous ballet fra 1928

The Tower of Babel
The Tower of Babel
Ludolf Nielsen

CD 8.224157 (2000)

Et visionært storværk fra den danske symbolisme, indspillet for første gang

Orchestral Works Vol. 3
Orchestral Works Vol. 3
Hakon Børresen

CD 8.224105 (1999)

Børresen’s ballet about the astronomer Tycho Brahe is a sparkling Late Romantic star

Orchestral Works
Orchestral Works
Erik Norby

CD 8.224064 (1998)

Four colourful orchestral works by one of the most intensely personal Danish composers of the 1970s

Orchestral Works Vol. 2
Orchestral Works Vol. 2
Hakon Børresen

CD 8.224061 (1997)

Hakon Børresen’s magnificent portrait of the sea, Symphony no. 2, and his last major work, Symphony no. 3

Symphony No. 1; Violin Concerto
Symphony No. 1; Violin Concerto
Hakon Børresen

CD 8.224059 (1997)

The High Romantic Violin Concerto and the debut Symphony no. 1 in the Nordic style

Moses
Moses
Herman D. Koppel

CD 8.224046 (1996)


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