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Kirill Karabits

Conductor

The son of Ukrainian composer Ivan Karabyts, Kirill Karabits was born in Kiev in 1976 and trained in Vienna and Stuttgart, where his teachers included Bach specialist Helmuth Rilling; he made his professional debut at the age of 19, with a programme of Stravinsky and Schoenberg, before spending two years assisting Iván Fischer at the Budapest Festival Orchestra.

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Further Reading: Kirill Karabits

 Recording of the Week, Kirill Karabits conducts the world premiere of Liszt's Sardanapalo

Reconstructed by the musicologist David Trippett, the single completed act of Liszt's abandoned opera on a subject by Byron reveals what the composer's son-in-law Wagner described as 'the claw of a lion'.

 Interview, David Trippett on Liszt's Sardanapalo

The musicologist and driving-force behind today's Recording of the Week talks to Katherine about the mysterious genesis of Liszt's uncompleted opera, and the process of reconstructing the manuscript for performance.

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