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John Neschling

The Brazilian-born conductor John Neschling is a grand-nephew both of the composer Arnold Schoenberg and of the conductor Arthur Bodanzky. He studied in Vienna under Hans Swarowsky and attended classes with Leonard Bernstein and Bruno Maderna in Europe and in the USA. Orchestras he has conducted include the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia in Rome and the Residentie Orchestra in the Hague. As an opera conductor he has appeared all over the world with, for example, the Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Arena di Verona, Opernhaus Zürich and Washington Opera.

He has been musical director at the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, the St Gallen Opera in Switzerland, the Teatro Massimo in Palermo and the Orchestre National de Bordeaux in France; in Brazil he has conducted the opera companies in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In 1997 he became principal conductor of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, a position he retained until 2009. During these years he transformed the orchestra into the leading symphony orchestra of Latin America, touring the USA and Europe three times, and recording more than 30 acclaimed discs. Since 2011 he has conducted concerts and opera productions in Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium and Poland, and in January 2013 he took over the artistic and musical direction of the Theatro Municipal in São Paulo.


Respighi - Sinfonia drammatica
Respighi - Metamorphoseon
Respighi - Brazilian Impressions
Hindemith - Orchestral Works
Respighi - Roman Trilogy
Villa-Lobos - Floresta do Amazonas
Sharon Bezaly plays Bacri, Bernstein, Dean & Rouse
BIS-1799 CD
Barber · Bernstein · Bloch
The Complete Choros & Bachianas Brasileiras
BIS-1830 CD
7 CDs for the price of 3
Remembrance - Schoenberg, Bloch, Bernstein & Zeisl
BIS-1650 CD
"Precise, red-blooded performances." Classic FM Magazine
Villa- Lobos - Choros, Vol.3
BIS-1520 CD
Villa-Lobos - Choros Nos 1, 4, 6, 8 & 9
BIS-1450 CD
Villa-Lobos - Choros Nos 5, 7 & 11
BIS-1440 CD
Liszt - Piano Concertos
Tchaikovsky / Medtner - First Piano Concertos
Bridge across the Pyrenees - Flute Concertos
Santoro - Symphonies 4 & 9
BIS-1370 CD
Christian Lindberg plays Nathaniel Shilkret
Mignone - Maracatu de Chico Rei
BIS-1420 CD
Guarnieri - Symphonies Nos.5 & 6
BIS-1320 CD
Guarnieri - Symphonies Nos.1 & 4
BIS-1290 CD
Francisco Braga - Jupyra
BIS-1280 CD
Guarnieri - Symphonies Nos.2 & 3
BIS-1220 CD
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