Conductor

Eugene Ormandy

  • Nov 18, 1899 - Mar 12, 1985 (age 85)
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2016
Messiah
AlbumMar 4, 2016

Messiah

Messiah or Handel: Messiah features the Mormon …
Messiah or Handel: Messiah features the Mormon Tabernacle Choir with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (conductor), Richard Condie (choir director) and soloists Eileen Farrell, Martha Lipton, Davis Cunningham and William Warfield. The classic recording of George Frideric Handel's masterpiece was recorded during the Choir's 1958 concert tour and has been remastered for CD. This recording was selected by The National Recording Registry for the recorded sound section of the Library of Congress in 2004 as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically important."
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2012
Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus
AlbumMay 18, 2012

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus

Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus released.
2011
Sibelius: Finlandia / Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1 / Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody no. 1
AlbumApr 5, 2011

Sibelius: Finlandia / Grieg: Peer Gynt …

Sibelius: Finlandia / Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1 / Alfven: …
Sibelius: Finlandia / Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1 / Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody no. 1 released.
2007
Award2007

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2005
The Four Seasons
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AlbumMay 10, 2005

The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons released.
2003
Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos
AlbumOct 21, 2003

Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn: Violin C…

Tchaikovsky & Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos released.
Award2003

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2001
Ormandy Conducts Sibelius: Symphonies no. 4 & no. 7
AlbumApr 25, 2001

Ormandy Conducts Sibelius: Sympho…

Ormandy Conducts Sibelius: Symphonies no. 4 & no. 7 …
Ormandy Conducts Sibelius: Symphonies no. 4 & no. 7 released.
2000
El amor brujo / Nights in the Gardens of Spain / The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite no. 2
AlbumOct 31, 2000

El amor brujo / Nights in the Gardens …

El amor brujo / Nights in the Gardens of Spain / The …
El amor brujo / Nights in the Gardens of Spain / The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite no. 2 released.
Symphony no. 15 / Sonata no. 2
AlbumJan 11, 2000

Symphony no. 15 / Sonata no. 2

Symphony no. 15 / Sonata no. 2 released.
1999
Copland: El Salón México; Billy the Kid; Rodeo; Appalachian Spring
AlbumOct 12, 1999

Copland: El Salón México; Billy the Ki…

Copland: El Salón México; Billy the Kid; Rodeo; …
Copland: El Salón México; Billy the Kid; Rodeo; Appalachian Spring released.
SongJan 1, 1999

Appalachian Spring
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Appalachian Spring / Billy the Kid / Rodeo / El Salón México
AlbumJan 1, 1999

Appalachian Spring / Billy the Kid / Ro…

Appalachian Spring / Billy the Kid / Rodeo / El Salón …
Appalachian Spring / Billy the Kid / Rodeo / El Salón México released.
The Four Seasons / Four Concerti
AlbumJan 1, 1999

The Four Seasons / Four Concerti

The Four Seasons / Four Concerti released.
1997
Symphony no. 5 / Symphony no. 6 "Pastoral" / Symphony no. 7 / Symphony no. 8
AlbumSep 2, 1997

Symphony no. 5 / Symphony no. 6 "P…

Symphony no. 5 / Symphony no. 6 "Pastoral" / Symphony …
Symphony no. 5 / Symphony no. 6 "Pastoral" / Symphony no. 7 / Symphony no. 8 released.
1996
Peter and The Wolf / Carnival of the Animals / Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
AlbumJan 1, 1996

Peter and The Wolf / Carnival of the A…

Peter and The Wolf / Carnival of the Animals / Young …
Peter and The Wolf / Carnival of the Animals / Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra released.
1994
Symphonies no. 2 & no. 7
AlbumMay 3, 1994

Symphonies no. 2 & no. 7

Symphonies no. 2 & no. 7 released.
La Mer / Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune / Danse / Nocturnes
AlbumJan 1, 1994

La Mer / Prélude à l’après-midi d’un f…

La Mer / Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune / Danse / …
La Mer / Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune / Danse / Nocturnes released.
1993
Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" / Marche Slave / Capriccio Italien
AlbumJun 8, 1993

Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" / March…

Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" / Marche Slave / Capriccio …
Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" / Marche Slave / Capriccio Italien released.
Verdi: Messa da Requiem / Rossini: Stabat Mater
AlbumJan 1, 1993

Verdi: Messa da Requiem / Rossini: S…

Verdi: Messa da Requiem / Rossini: Stabat Mater …
Verdi: Messa da Requiem / Rossini: Stabat Mater released.
1992
Symphony No. 5
AlbumJun 2, 1992

Symphony No. 5

Symphony No. 5 released.
Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights)
AlbumJan 1, 1992

Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights)

Messiah, HWV 56 (Highlights) released.
Concerto for Orchestra / The Miraculous Mandarin / Two Pictures
AlbumJan 1, 1992

Concerto for Orchestra / The Miraculo…

Concerto for Orchestra / The Miraculous Mandarin / Two …
Concerto for Orchestra / The Miraculous Mandarin / Two Pictures released.
Piano Concerto / Ballade / Lyric Pieces
AlbumJan 1, 1992

Piano Concerto / Ballade / Lyric Pieces

Piano Concerto / Ballade / Lyric Pieces released.
1991
SongJul 1, 1991

Comedians' Galop
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Symphony no. 9 "From the New World" / Scherzo Capriccioso / Carnival Overture
AlbumApr 5, 1991

Symphony no. 9 "From the New Worl…

Symphony no. 9 "From the New World" / Scherzo …
Symphony no. 9 "From the New World" / Scherzo Capriccioso / Carnival Overture released.
Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 4 / Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
AlbumJan 1, 1991

Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 4 / Rhapso…

Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 4 / Rhapsody on a Theme by …
Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 4 / Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini released.
1990
Piano Concerto no. 1 / Violin Concerto
AlbumNov 30, 1990

Piano Concerto no. 1 / Violin Concerto

Piano Concerto no. 1 / Violin Concerto released.
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
AlbumOct 25, 1990

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto released.
CBS Great Performances, Volume 55: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique"
AlbumJan 1, 1990

CBS Great Performances, Volume 55…

CBS Great Performances, Volume 55: Symphony No. …
CBS Great Performances, Volume 55: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique" released.
1989
Award1989

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue".
1988
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Night on Bald Mountain / Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 / Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
AlbumJan 1, 1988

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibitio…

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Night on Bald …
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Night on Bald Mountain / Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 / Borodin: Polovtsian Dances released.
1987
Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff: Concertos 2 & 3
AlbumJan 1, 1987

Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff: C…

Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff: Concertos …
Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff: Concertos 2 & 3 released.
1986
SongJul 18, 1986

O Little Town of Bethlehem
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The Glorious Sound of Christmas
AlbumJul 18, 1986

The Glorious Sound of Christmas

The Glorious Sound of Christmas released.
1985
Eugene Ormandy
PersonalMarch 1985

Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy passed away.
Violin Concerto / Sérénade mélancolique
AlbumJan 24, 1985

Violin Concerto / Sérénade mélancoli…

Violin Concerto / Sérénade mélancolique released.
1983
The Gershwin Album
AlbumJan 1, 1983

The Gershwin Album

The Gershwin Album released.
1982
Award1982

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
1981
Concerto no. 1 in E minor, op. 11
AlbumJan 1, 1981

Concerto no. 1 in E minor, op. 11

Concerto no. 1 in E minor, op. 11 released.
1978
David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf
AlbumJan 1, 1978

David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Pet…

David Bowie Narrates …
David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf is a classical music album containing David Bowie's narration of Sergei Prokofiev's 1936 composition Peter and the Wolf, as well as Benjamin Britten‘s The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. The music is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. The album was released in May 1978 on the RCA Red Seal label. It reached number 136 on the US Pop Albums chart.
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1973
Nomination1973

Best Album Notes

Nominated for "Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2, performed".
Grammy Award
1969
Symphony no. 1
AlbumJan 1, 1969

Symphony no. 1

Symphony no. 1 released.
1967
Nomination1967

Best Choral Performance

Nominated for "Orff: Catulli Carmina".
Grammy Award
Award1967

Best Choral Performance

Won award for "Orff: Catulli Carmina".
Grammy Award
1966
SongJan 1, 1966

Adagio for Strings
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1959
Concerto pour violon et orchestre en mi mineur op. 64
AlbumJan 1, 1959

Concerto pour violon et orchestre en …

Concerto pour violon et orchestre en mi mineur op. …
Concerto pour violon et orchestre en mi mineur op. 64 released.
1899
Eugene Ormandy
BirthNovember 1899

Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy was born.
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