Pollack Christian

General Information

Date of Birth:  27. November 1946
Place of Birth:  Vienna
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Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1964 - 1968

violist

1968

ever since accompanist and chapel master

1971 - 1972

chapel master at Stadttheater Regensburg

1972 - 1975

chapel master at Stadttheater Aachen

1975 - 1982

chapel master

1980

assistant to Christoph von Dohnanyi

1982 - 1984

first chapel master

1984

principal conductor

1984

conductor

1984

guest conductor

1986

guest conductor

1988

chapel master at Stadttheater Lucerne

1992

principal conductor of the Eastern Slovakia Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice

1993

guest conductor at the Symphony Orchestra Bogotá

1995

ever since musical director of the opera class

2002

ever since guest conductor at Žilina Chamber Orchestra (Slovakia) 

 

2005

ever since musical director at Wiener Residenz Orchester

guest conductor at Nuremberg Opera

guest conductor at Staatstheater Essen

guest conductor

CD production-contract with the publisher Marco Polo

CD production-contract

Schneider Verlag (Tutzing/Germany): edition of all of Schubert's scored opera texts

arranger and musicologist

productions with numerous orchestras

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation

numerous performances at e.g. Moosburg, Klagenfurt, Mariazell, Lucerne, Washington DC, Kosice

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1983

promotional award for composition

Description of Style

Bound to tonality, resorting to old forms in individual works. Also composes more refined entertainment music which include folkloristic elements.

 

Christian Pollack, 1994