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Title: British Orchestras and their Principal Conductors (Part 1)
Post by: Dundonnell on October 18, 2015, 02:23:33 pm
No. 15 of series

London Symphony Orchestra(1904):   

Hans Richter:               1904-1911
Sir Edward Elgar:         1911-1912
Arthur Nikisch:             1912-1914
Sir Thomas Beecham:1915-1916
Albert Coates:             1919-1922
Willem Mengelberg:   1930-1931
Sir Hamilton Harty:   1932-1935
Josef Krips:                 1950-1954
Pierre Monteux:         1961-1964
Istvan Kertesz:          1965-1968
Andre Previn:             1968-1979
Claudio Abbado:         1979-1987
Michael Tilson Thomas:1988-1995
Sir Colin Davis:           1995-2006
Valery Gergiev:          2007-2015
Sir Simon Rattle:        2017-


London Philharmonic Orchestra
(1932):   

Sir Thomas Beecham:      1932-1939
Eduard van Beinum:        1947-1950
Sir Adrian Boult:               1950-1957
William Steinberg:           1958-1960
Sir John Pritchard:           1962-1966
Bernard Haitink:               1967-1979
Sir George Solti:               1979-1983
Klaus Tennstedt:              1983-1987
Franz Welser-Most:        1990-1996
Kurt Masur:                      2000-2007
Vladimir Jurowski:          2007-


Philharmonia Orchestra(1945; New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964 until 1977):      

Otto Klemperer:               1959-1973
Riccardo Muti:                   1973-1982
Giuseppe Sinopoli:           1984-1994
Christoph von Dohnanyi:1997-2008
Esa-Pekka Salonen:        2008-


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(1946):   

Sir Thomas Beecham:      1946-1961 (MD)
Rudolf Kempe:                   1961-1975 (PC 1961-62/MD 1963-75)
Antal Dorati:                      1975-1980 (PC)
Walter Weller:                   1980-1985 (PC)
Andre Previn:                    1985-1992 (MD 1985-88/PC 1988-92)
Vladimir Ashkenazy:       1987-1994 (MD)
Yuri Temirkanov:             1992-1998 (PC)
Danielle Gatti:                  1996-2009 (MD)
Charles Dutoit:                2009-         (PC)


B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra(1930):      

Sir Adrian Boult:         1930-1950
Sir Malcolm Sargent:1950-1957
Rudolf Schwarz:         1957-1962
Antal Dorati:               1963-1967
Sir Colin Davis:           1967-1971
Pierre Boulez:             1971-1975
Rudolf Kempe:            1976
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky:1978-1981
Sir John Pritchard:     1982-1989
Sir Andrew Davis:      1989-2000
Leonard Slatkin:         2000-2004
Jiri Belohlavek:          2006-2012
Sakari Oramo:            2013-


Royal Opera House, Covent Garden:(1892; reopened in 1946 after World War Two)

Sit Thomas Beecham:1934-1939
Karl Rankl:                   1946-1951
Rafael Kubelik:            1955-1958
Sir George Solti:         1961-1971
Sir Colin Davis:           1971-1987
Bernard Haitink:         1987-2002
Sir Antonio Pappano:2002-


English National Opera(Sadlerís Wells until 1974):   

Lawrence Collingwood:      1931-1946
James Robertson:               1946-1954
Sir Alexander Gibson:         1957-1959
Sir Colin Davis:                    1960-1965
Mario Bernardi:                   1966-1968
Bryan Balkwill:                    1966-1969
Sir Charles Mackerras:      1970-1977
Sir Charles Groves:            1978-1979
Sir Mark Elder:                    1979-1993
Sian Edwards:                    1993-1995
Paul Daniel:                        1997-2005
Edward Gardner:               2007-2015
Mark Wigglesworth:         2015-