Hans Stadlmair (*1929)
Hans Stadlmair was born in 1929 in Upper Austria. He studied orchestra conducting, violin and composition in Vienna. In 1952 he did further composition studies with J.N. David in Stuttgart, where he soon became known as a conductor of symphonic concerts and oratorios. Since 1956 he has been the head of the Munich Chamber Orchestra. This ensemble is constantly renewed with young and enthusiastic musicians. Since 1976, Hans Stadlmair has been a regular guest at the Salzburg Festival. His compositions have been honored with numerous prizes and distinctions.