Conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi receives the Bruckner Society Medal of Honor

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Christoph von Dohnanyi
Christoph von Dohnanyi, the past music director of the Cleveland Orchestra was presented with the Bruckner Society of America's Kilenyi Medal of Honor immediately following a concert appearance as guest conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

The presentation was made in the Green Room at Symphony Hall Boston by John Berky, secretary of the Bruckner Society along with Michael Cucka, the Society's treasurer. John Berky's wife Marjory was in attendance as well.

During the presentation it was noted that Maestro von Dohnanyi championed Bruckner's music during his tenure in Cleveland where he performed and recorded Bruckner's Symphonies 3-9.

Recently, von Dohnanyi has been presenting the Bruckner Symphony No. 4 as a guest conductor and has made a new recording with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London.

To purchase Dohnanyi's Bruckner recordings (3-9), click here.

Photos from the event
Photos from the event