Alexander Briger

Alexander Briger

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Briger is an Australian classical conductor. He is the nephew of the conductor Sir Charles Mackerras, and both are descended from the composer Isaac Nathan. Alex Briger was born in Sydney and attended the Sydney Grammar School, where his uncle Alastair Mackerras was the headmaster. He had his first violin lessons there. He was inspired to become a conductor at age 12, when he saw another uncle, Sir Charles Mackerras, conduct the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's Fourth Symphony. He left Grammar in 1987, then continued his violin studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In 1991 he went to the Richard Strauss Conservatorium in Munich to undertake a post-graduate degree in conducting. He won first prize at the International Competition for Conductors in the Czech Republic in 1993show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135837281
  • 9786135837285