Hommage A Kurt Redel
Label: Bella Musica
Format: COMPACT DISC
KISS ORCHESTER PRO ARTE MUNCHEN KRAPP REDEL
The present release pays tribute to Kurt Redel. Redel studied conducting and flute at the Breslau Conservatory. In 1938, when he was still quite young, he received a professorship for flute at the Salzburg Mozarteum. In 1941 he joined the Bavarian State Orchestra in munich as solo flautist. From 1946 to 1956 he was professor of flute at the Hochschule fur Musik Detmold. In 1952 Redel founded the Kammerorchester Pro Arte Munchen in Munich, with which he gave numerous concerts worldwide and made award-winning recordings, especially with works by Bach, Telemann, Haydn, and Mozart. For twenty years he directed the Easter Festival of Lourdes in France, which he also founded. He received numerous awards, including the Grand Prix du Disque, the Prix Orphee of the Paris Opera, and the German Federal Merit Class Prize.