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Foster, Lawrence (conductor)

Lawrence Foster (conductor)

Lawrence Foster was born in 1941 in Los Angeles, California, an American conductor of Romanian ancestry.

Foster became the conductor of the San Francisco Ballet at the age of 18, and served as Assistant Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta. He has held music directorships with the Houston Symphony, the Orchestre National de Monte Carlo, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya in Spain. Since 2002, Foster has been the music director of the Gulbenkian Orchestra of Lisbon. He has served as music director of the Orchestre National de Montpellier and the Opéra National de Montpellier since September 2009. In February 2012, Foster was announced as the next music director of l'Opéra de Marseille and the Orchestre philharmonique de Marseille. Foster is particularly noted as an interpreter of the works of George Enescu, and has made a comprehensive survey of commercial recordings of Enescu's music.

Albums
'Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos' (CDA66969)
Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos
'Sauer & Scharwenka: Piano Concertos' (CDA66790)
Sauer & Scharwenka: Piano Concertos
'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
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Complete works available for download
FELIX MENDELSSOHN  (1809-1847)
Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op 22 with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25 with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 40 with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Rondo Brillant in E flat major, Op 29 with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Serenade and Allegro giocoso in B minor, Op 43 with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
EMIL VON SAUER  (1862-1942)
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
FRANZ XAVER SCHARWENKA  (1850-1924)
Piano Concerto No 4 in F minor, Op 82 with Stephen Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op 22 (Mendelssohn)
Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor (Sauer)
Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25 (Mendelssohn)
Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 40 (Mendelssohn)
Piano Concerto No 4 in F minor, Op 82 (Scharwenka)
Rondo Brillant in E flat major, Op 29 (Mendelssohn)
Serenade and Allegro giocoso in B minor, Op 43 (Mendelssohn)
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