Personalities | Bruno Walter | Modern Era | Classical

German conductor

After conducting at the Vienna Court Opera, Walter was music director at the Munich Opera 1913–22, and at the Städtische Oper, Berlin 1925–29. He worked at the Vienna Opera in the 1930s, but left Austria after the Anschlüss and settled in the US. He conducted regularly at Covent Garden 1924–31, and at the Metropolitan Opera 1941–57. He was noted for the intense expressiveness of his performances.

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