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Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K. 620, Act 2: "Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen" (Königin der Nacht)
Munich, Bayern, Germany (1923 – 2013)
Wolfgang Sawallisch (born 26 August 1923) is a German conductor and pianist.
Sawallisch was born in Munich, and studied composition and pianoforte there privately: at the conclusion of the war, in 1946 he continued his studies at the Munich High School for Music and passed his final examination for conducting. He began his career at the opera house in Augsburg in 1947. There he became first coach and later principal conductor: in 1952-53 he was personal assistant to Igor Markevitch… read more
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