Photo: Robert Goddyn
Germany, 1965

Markus Stenz

Markus Stenz is a conductor. In 1998, he became principal conductor and artistic director of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and in 2004 principal conductor with the Opera in Cologne and the Gürzenich-Orchester. As of the 2012-2013 season, Stenz is the principal conductor of the Dutch Radio Filharmonisch Orkest. 2012 saw the publication by the OehmsClassics label of the complete Mahler cycle recorded by Stenz and the Gürzenich-Orchester.

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Part I. The Classics, Art, and Kitsch

Towards a Definition of Western Culture

11 November 2006 09.30 - 18.30 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam