A famous conductor collapses in the middle of a concert, he will not get up

A famous conductor collapses in the middle of a concert, he will not get up

Stefan Soltesz, famous conductor, collapsed on stage, in full performance, on Friday July 22. The artist’s death was announced the following day.

It is a traumatic scene that took place this Friday, July 22, 2022. The Austrian maestro Stefan Soltesz has died aged 73, in the middle of a concert in Munich. It was the Bavarian Opera who announced his death the next day in an official press release. It’s with “consternation and deep sadness (that) the Bavarian Opera has to announce the death of Stefan Soltesz”, he wrote in a press release. The famous conductor is dead “after collapsing while directing Richard Strauss’ The Silent Woman at the National Theatre” in Munich. At this time, no details on the cause of his death have been released.

In front of the public and the musicians, Stefan Soltesz collapsed. After about thirty minutes of interruption, the staff of the Opera announced to the public that the performance could not continue and that the show was therefore canceled. Following this tragic death, the world of music paid tribute to him, like the general manager of the Bavarian Opera, Serge Dorny, who said “deeply saddened” by the loss of the artist: “We are losing a talented conductor”did he declare.

A great conductor gone

“I am losing a good friend. My thoughts are with his wife Michaela”, he wrote on Twitter. Austrian maestro, Stefan Soltesz was known to have conducted the operas of Vienna, Graz, Hamburg and Berlin. Musical director of the theater of Brunswick in Germany, he was also conductor of the Opera of Antwerp and Ghent. The conductor died while working on his favorite composeras he confided in 2019: “What I particularly like about this composer is that if you play him well, despite a huge orchestra, it’s not just loud. There’s a lot of color, and you can use it”.

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Austrian maestro Stefan Soltesz died at the age of 73 while performing in Munich. It was the Bavarian Opera who announced his death the next day in an official press release.

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It is with “consternation and deep sadness (that) the Bavarian Opera must announce the death of Stefan Soltesz”, he wrote in a press release. The famous conductor died “after collapsing while conducting Richard Strauss’ The Silent Woman at the National Theater” in Munich.

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At this time, no details on the cause of his death have been released.

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In front of the public and the musicians, Stefan Soltesz collapsed.

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After about thirty minutes of interruption, the staff of the Opera announced to the public that the performance could not continue and that the show was therefore canceled.

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Following this tragic disappearance, the world of music paid tribute to him, like the general director of the Bavarian Opera, Serge Dorny who said he was “deeply saddened” by the loss of the artist: ” We are losing a talented conductor,” he said.

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“I am losing a good friend. My thoughts are with his wife Michaela,” he wrote on Twitter.

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Austrian maestro, Stefan Soltesz was known to have conducted the operas of Vienna, Graz, Hamburg and Berlin. Musical director of the theater of Brunswick in Germany, he was also conductor of the Opera of Antwerp and Ghent.

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The conductor died while working on his favorite composer, as he confided in 2019:

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“What I particularly like about this composer is that if you play him well, despite a huge orchestra, it’s not just loud.”

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“There are a lot of colors, and you can use them”.

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