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Leopold Hager

hps, *1935 AT
Musician / Conductor of Classical

Leopold Hager is an Austrian conductor (born October 6, 1935, Salzburg), known for his interpretations of works by the Viennese Classics (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert).Hager studied piano, organ, harpsichord, conducting, and composition at the Salzburg Mozarteum (1949–1957) with Paumgartner, Wimberger, Bresgen, J.N. David, and Kornauth. He was appointed assistant conductor at the Stadttheater Mainz (1957–1962) and, after conducting the Linz Landestheater (1962–1964), he was appointed first conductor of the Cologne Opera (1964–1965). He then served as Generalmusikdirektor in Freiburg im Breisgau (1965–1969), chief conductor of the Mozarteum Orchestra and of the Landestheater in Salzburg (1969–1981). In October 1976 he debuted at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, conducting

        
Instruments
  • Harpsichord
  • Piano
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Children's Music
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Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466: III. Allegro assai on 40 Most Beautiful Piano Classics by Various Artists
Lucio Silla, K.135: Overture on Mozart: Lucio Silla by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Peter Schreier, Arleen Auger & Leopold Hager
Ascanio in Alba, K.111 / Part 1: Andante grazioso on Mozart: Ascanio in Alba by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Agnes Baltsa, Peter Schreier & Leopold Hager
La finta giardiniera, K.196: Overture on Mozart For A Monday Morning by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
Suite No. 3 en ré majeur, BWV. 1068: Air on Bach : Concerto Brandebourgeois No. 2 - Suite No. 3 - Cantante, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Orchestre symphonique de Radio Télé Luxembourg, Leopold Hager, Vassil Ivanov, Norbert Mattern, Jean de Ridder & Elisabeth Parcells
Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-Flat Major, K. 271 "Jeunehomme": I. Allegro - Excerpt on I Like Mozart! by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
Piano Concerto No. 7 in F Major, K. 242: II. Adagio on Mozart Adagios by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Various Artists
Cantate BWV 51 Jauchzet gott in allen Landen: Choral, Aria on Bach : Concerto Brandebourgeois No. 2 - Suite No. 3 - Cantante, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Orchestre symphonique de Radio Télé Luxembourg, Leopold Hager, Vassil Ivanov, Norbert Mattern, Jean de Ridder & Elisabeth Parcells
Concerto brandebourgeois No. 2 en fa majeur, BWV. 1047: Allegro on Bach : Concerto Brandebourgeois No. 2 - Suite No. 3 - Cantante, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Orchestre symphonique de Radio Télé Luxembourg, Leopold Hager, Vassil Ivanov, Norbert Mattern, Jean de Ridder & Elisabeth Parcells
Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: II. The Story Begins on Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 by Sergei Prokofiev, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg, Leopold Hager, Edward Armstrong & Luxemburg Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
OverturesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Staatskapelle Dresden, Wiener Philharmoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Karl Böhm, Leopold Hager2001Compil.
OverturesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Staatskapelle Dresden, Wiener Philharmoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Karl Böhm, Leopold Hager2001Album
Ein Heldenleben Op. 40 / Der Rosenkavalier, Suite de Valses, Op. 59Richard Strauss, Leopold Hager1996Compil.
Elgar - ShostakovichSir Edward Elgar, Dmitri Shostakovich, Orchestre Philharmonique Du Luxembourg, Leopold Hager, Françoise Groben1994Album
60 Ans 1933-1993Orchestre Philharmonique Du Luxembourg, Henri Pensis, Carl Melles, Pierre Cao, Louis De Froment, Leopold Hager1993Compil.
Serenades KV185, KV204Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Jean-Jacques Kantorow / Leopold Hager1990Album
SymphonienWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Hager, English Chamber Orchestra1990Album
La Finta SempliceWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Hager1989Album
Ouverturen • OuverturesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, English Chamber Orchestra, Leopold Hager1989Album
Symphony No.40 In G Minor / Symphony No.41 In C Major ('Jupiter')Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg / Leopold Hager1987Album
Sinfonia Concertante For Violin & Viola, Concertone For 2 ViolinsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Jean-Jacques Kantorow / Leopold Hager / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra1985Album
Mozart - FlötenkonzerteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Schulz, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1985Album
Concerto For Violin No.4 etc.Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Jean-Jacques Kantorow / Leopold Hager / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra1985Album
Concertos For Violin Nos.1 & 2 etc.Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Jean-Jacques Kantorow / Leopold Hager / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra1985Album
Concertos For Violin Nos.3 & 5Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Jean-Jacques Kantorow / Leopold Hager / Netherlands Chamber Orchestra1985Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr. 20 D-Moll, KV 466 Nr. 21 C-Dur, KV 467Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1985Album
La Finta SempliceWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Hager1984Album
Jubilé Smetana (1824-1884)Bedřich Smetana - Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg, Leopold Hager1984Album
Peter And The Wolf / Toy Symphony (Kindersinfonie)William F. Buckley, Jr. Narrates Sergei Prokofiev / Leopold Mozart With Leopold Hager, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg1984Album
Piano Concertos Nos. 21, 23 - Concerto For 3 PianosWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Elvira Madigan, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1984Album
Mozart: Konzert-Arien • Concert AriasLucia Popp / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1983Album
Die Konzert-ArienWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1983Album
ZaideWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Judith Blegen, Werner Hollweg, Wolfgang Schöne, Thomas Moser, Robert Holl, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1983Album
Mozart Concert AriasEdita Gruberova, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1983Album
Symphony No. 3 "Scottish" / Trumpet OvertureFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Leopold Hager, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg1983Album
Klarinetten-Konzert A-Dur, KV 622 • Sinfonia Concertante Es-Dur, KV 297BWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dieter Klöcker • Gernot Schmalfuß • Hermann Baumann • Karl-Otto Hartmann, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1982Album
Thamos, König In ÄgyptenWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Robert Holl, Leopold Hager, Salzburger Kammerchor, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1982Album
Flötenkonzerte = Concertos For Flute = Concertos Pour Flûte Nr. 1, KV 313 • Nr. 2, KV 314 • Andante KV 315Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Schulz, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1982Album
Apollo Et HyacinthusWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Cornelia Wulkopf, Arleen Auger, Hanna Schwarz, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Salzburger Kammerchor, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1982Album
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Die Schönsten KonzerteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Hager, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1982Album
Masters Of The English Musical RenaissanceOrchestra Of Radio Luxembourg, Leopold Hager, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry / Havergal Brian / John Foulds1981Album
La Finta GiardinieraWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1981Album
Ascanio in AlbaWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leopold Hager, Lilian Sukis, Agnes Baltsa, Salzburger Kammerchor, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1981Album
Sinfonia Concertante KV 364 / Concertone KV 190Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edith Volckaert · Atar Arad · Rainer Küchl · Erich Binder, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg · Leopold Hager1980Album
Il Sogno Di ScipioneWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Edita Gruberova, Lucia Popp, Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö, Thomas Moser, Peter Schreier, Salzburger Kammerchor, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1980Album
Betulia LiberataWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Ileana Cotrubas • Gabriele Fuchs • Hanna Schwarz • Margarita Zimmermann, Peter Schreier • Walter Berry • Salzburger Kammerchor, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg • Leopold Hager1979Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 21, KV 467• Rondo Nr. 1, KV 382 • Rondo Nr. 2, KV 386Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1979Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr. 1 G-moll Op. 25 & Nr. 2 D-moll Op. 40Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Kristin Merscher, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1979Album
Oboekonzert KV 314 / Fagottkonzert KV 191Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Jürg Schaeftlein - Milan Turkovic - Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1979Album
Violinkonzert Nr. 1 B-Dur, KV 207, Serenade Nr. 3 D-Dur, 185 (167a)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Zehetmair, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1979Album
Die Vier HornkonzerteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Hermann Baumann, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1979Album
Klavierkonzerte • Piano Concertos • Concertos Pour Piano Nr.8, KV246 • Nr.19, KV459Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1978Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 10, KV 365 • Nr. 7, KV 242Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel • Till Engel • Leopold Hager, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1978Album
Piano Concertos - Concertos Pour Piano Nr.10, KV 365, Nr.7, KV 242Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Karl Engel, Till Engel, Leopold Hager, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1978Album
Klavierkonzerte - Piano Concertos - Concertos Pour Piano Nr.8, KV246 - Nr.19, KV459Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1978Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 3, KV 40 • Nr. 4, KV 41 • Nr. 9, KV 271Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1978Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr. 26 D-dur, KV 537 / Nr. 27 B-dur, KV 595Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1978Album
Mitridate, Re Di PontoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Arleen Auger, Agnes Baltsa, Ileana Cotrubas, Edita Gruberova, Christine Weidinger, Werner Hollweg, David Kuebler, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1977Album
Klarinetten-Konzert A-Dur, KV 622; Sinfonia Concertante Es-Dur, KV 297BDieter Klöcker, Gernot Schmalfuß, Hermann Baumann, Karl-Otto Hartmann, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1977Album
Berühmte Cellokonzerte - Concertos For Cello And OrchestraJoseph Haydn, Luigi Boccherini, Antonio Vivaldi, David Geringas, RIAS Sinfonietta, Leopold Hager1977Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 13, KV 415 • Nr. 15, KV 450Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1977Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr. 13, KV 415 / Nr. 15, KV 450Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1977Album
Bastien Und BastienneWolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö • Walter Berry, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg • Leopold Hager1977Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 11, KV 413 • Nr. 16, KV 451Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Leopold Hager, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1977Album
Mozart • FlötenkonzerteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Schulz, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1977Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 27, KV 595• Rondo KV 382 • Nr. 5, KV 175Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1976Album
Concertos pour piano et orchestre n. 26 en ré majeur K 537, n. 1 en fa majeur K 37, n. 2 en si bemol majeur K 39Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Leopold Hager, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg1976Album
Mozart Klavierkonzerte - Conciertos para Piano nº 20 KV 466, nº6 KV 238Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Karl Engel, Leopold Hager1976Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano • Nr. 12, KV 414 • Nr. 22, KV 482Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1976Album
Mozart * Klavierkonzerte * Piano Concertos * Concertos pour Piano Nr.12, KV 414 * Nr.22, KV 482Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1976Album
favorite Orchestral MusicPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Royal Swedish Symphony Orchestra, Leif Segerstam, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felicja Blumental, Leopold Hager, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Antonio Vivaldi, Roland Douatte, Collegium Musicum De Paris1976Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr. 26, KV 537 / Nr. 1, KV 37 / Nr. 2, KV 39Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1976Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 25, KV 503 • Nr. 14, KV 449Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1975Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 6, KV 238 • Nr. 20, KV 466449Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1975Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr. 17, KV 453 / Nr. 23, KV 488Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1975Album
Klavierkonzerte.Piano Concertos.Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 25, Kv 503. Nr. 14, Kv 449Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager ,Piano Karl Engel1975Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 18, KV 456 • Nr. 24, KV 491Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1975Album
Klavierkonzerte = Piano Concertos = Concertos Pour Piano Nr. 17, KV 453 • Nr. 23, KV 488Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Engel, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1975Album
Symphony No. 5 / String Quartet In F Major, Op. 135 / Overture AlcesteLudwig van Beethoven, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg Conducted By Leopold Hager1975Album
Piano Concerto No. 9 In E, K. 271 / Piano Concerto No. 20 In D, K. 466Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Felicja Blumental, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg Conducted By Leopold Hager1975Album
Symphony No. 7 / String Quartet In B Flat, Op. 103 - Cavatina / Overture 'Iphigenie En Aulide'Ludwig van Beethoven / Christoph Willibald Gluck / Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg Conducted By Leopold Hager1975Album
Salzburger MatineeWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1975Album
Piano Concerto No. 21: Piano Concerto No. 23Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felicja Blumental, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1974Album
Virtuose Arien Von W.A. MozartEdda Moser, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Leopold Hager1973Album
MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Akiko Sagara, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1973Album
Salzburger MatineeWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg Conducted By Leopold Hager1973Album
Gala Abend - Schwetzinger FestspieleTeresa Berganza, Leopold Hager, Sinfonie-Orchester Des Süddeutschen Rundfunks1971Album
In Memorian Kurt Leimer: "Panathenäenzug" Für Klavier Und Orchester / "Metamorphosen" Studie Für 23 SolostreicherRichard Strauss, Kurt Leimer, Nürnberger Symphoniker, Günther Neidlinger, Leopold HagerAlbum
Symphonie N° 6 - Danses Slaves Op. 72, 2-4 - Op. 46, 1-3-8Antonín Dvořák, Leopold Hager, Orchestre Philharmonique Du LuxembourgAlbum
Cellokonzerte Nr.1 & 2Joseph Haydn - David Geringas - Leopold Hager - Woldemar Nelsson - RIAS Symphonie-Orchester Berlin - NDR SinfonieorchesterAlbum
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