Ferenc Karl Fricsay was born on August 9th 1914 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. Being a conductor of Austrian decent he mainly worked in Hungary, Austria and Germany. He made his debut in Germany in 1948 at the Städtische Oper Berlin and with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, the Berliner Philharmoniker and the RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester. In September 1949 he was appointed General Music Director at the Städtische Oper Berlin and Chief Conductor of the RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester which then was only two years old. He had lasting impact on the orchestra and led the ensemble to international reputation.
Ferenc Fricsay's work with the RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester is documented in numerous prize winning audite productions. From February 20th to March 20th we offer selected recordings at a special anniversary price to private customers.
The complete anniversary bundle includes 14 productions with 21 single CDs at 129,00 EUR. All titles are also available as single productions at an anniversary rate: 95498, 95584, 95497, 23406, 95499, 23411, 95593, 95596, 23413, 23412, 95585, 95587, 95629, 21407
* Order the complete anniversary bundle (14 productions) here.
* You can find a complete overview of all Fricsay productions here. For anniversary orders of single albums, please click on the provided links in the catalogue.