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Iván Fischer

Iván Fischer (Conductor)

Born: 20th January 1951, Budapest

Nationality: Hungarian

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

Recording of the Week, Iván Fischer conducts music by Tchaikovsky and Borodin

David listens to Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra's powerful account of Tchaikovsky's tragic masterpiece.

Recording of the Week, Mahler from Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra

David listens to Iván Fischer's new account of Mahler's elegiac Ninth Symphony, with the Budapest Festival Orchestra.

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