Iván Fischer (Conductor)
Born: 20th January 1951, Budapest
Iván Fischer is founder and Music Director of the Budapest Festival Orchestra.
The partnership between Iván Fischer and his Budapest Festival Orchestra has proved to be one of the greatest success stories in the past three decades of classical music. Intense international touring and a series of acclaimed recordings for Philips Classics, later for Channel Classics have contributed to Iván Fischer's reputation as one of the world's most visionary and successful orchestra leaders.
Further Reading: Iván Fischer
David listens to Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra's powerful account of Tchaikovsky's tragic masterpiece.
David listens to Iván Fischer's new account of Mahler's elegiac Ninth Symphony, with the Budapest Festival Orchestra.