March 01, 2014
Karl Anton Rickenbacher passed away, aged just 73.
Rickenbacher, who was also taught by Pierre Boulez, had been the music director at the Westphalian Symphony Orchestra, chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and the principal guest conductor of the Belgian BRT Philharmonic Orchestra.
He was described by Otto Klemperer, as ‘one of the most talented conductors of the younger generation’.
Hear some of his works here.