Winkler Adolf

General Information

Date of Birth:  10. April 1938
Place of Birth:  Graz
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Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1971

Kinderchor Frohnleiten: ever since director

1971

Schweizerorchester, Frohnleiten: ever since director

1971 - 1981

Musikschule Frohnleiten: music school director

1972

Grazer Kammerorchester: ever since director

1972

Austrian premiere of Darius Milhaud's "Trois operas minutes"

1972

ever since city's music director, among others numerous choral and orchestral concerts

1975

scenic premiere of the opera "Die Rosen der Madonna" by Robert Stolz

1977 - 1978

accompanist and conductor, Germany tour with "Hansel and Gretel"

1979 - 1981

1. music director

1981 - 1983

study director and 1. conductor, tour with the chamber opera around Germany

1982 - 1989

Kammerchor der Pfarre St. Karl: director

1982 - 2003

director

1983 - 1986

Amstettner Sommeroperette: music director

1985

LP of the "Deutsche Messe" by Franz Mixa

1985 - 1990

director

1987

ever since music director

1989

premiere of the Jazz Symphony "Flames of South Africa" (Marvin Peterson, Workshop Symphony Orchestra Liezen/Frohnleiten within the "Styrian Autumn" in the Volkshaus Liezen and in the Great Hall of the Konzerthaus Vienna)

1989 - 1994

Grazer Kammerchor: director

1993

tour through France with the chamber orchestra

1994

ever since artistic director of the "International Music Weeks" at Lassing

2008

Neues Orchester Basel: concerts

Franz-Schmidt-Kammerorchester: concert tours to Stockholm, Kairo, Alexandria, Berlin

appearances at chamber music evenings, accompanist at various recitals

recording of numerous CDs

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1988

bestowal of the title "professor" by the president

1989

recognition award for outstanding achievements in the field of music

1991

First Prize in the national competition with the chamber orchestra of the Franz Schmidt Music School Perchtoldsdorf

1991

Second Prize in the Lower Austrian state competition

1992

Marktgemeinde Perchtoldsdorf: Silver Medal of Honor

1993

First Prize with the youth orchestra of the Franz Schmidt Music School Perchtoldsdorf

1998

Marktgemeinde Frohnleiten: Honorary Ring

1999

Marktgemeinde Perchtoldsdorf: Gold Medal of Honor

2003

awarded the Golden Medal of Honor for services to the province of Lower Austria

Gemeinde Lassing: Golden Medal of Honor

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