Photo: Joyce van Belkom
Hungary, 1951
conductor Budapest Festival Orchestra

Iván Fischer

Iván Fischer is a conductor. He studied piano, violin, cello, composition and conducting in Budapest and Vienna, and conducted orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and many others. Fischer is principal conductor of the Budapest Festival Orchestra, which he founded in 1983. He is also a guest conductor for the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

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Nexus 59

De laatste vragen van Gustav Mahler

Speaker at



Gustav Mahler’s Ultimate Questions

The Questor Hero

14 May 2011 9.40 - 17.30 Het Muziektheater Amsterdam


Nexus Conference 2004

Europe: A Beautiful Idea?

4 december 2004 9.00 - 18.10 Van Nelle Ontwerpfabriek, Rotterdam