Practicum Art Song and Oratorio

Musical education at the Vienna Boys Choir and the Academy of Music and Performing Arts Vienna: composition with Prof. Alfred Uhl, conducting with Prof. Hans Swarowsky.

Kapellmeister at the Vienna Boys Choir, Head of Chorus Viennensis, Choir director at the Vienna State Opera and musical assistant of Karl Böhm, Lorin Maazel and James Levine at the Salzburger Festspiele, Director of Studies at the Vienna Volksoper, Conductor at the Vienna Chamber Opera and the Volksoper Wien, Concerts as an accompanist and conductor in every continent, Led  master classes and guest lectures at universities and colleges in Japan and the US.

Since 1996 visiting professor, since 2000 full professor at the Department for Voice and Musical Theatre at the University of Music and Performing Arts Viena, retirement-2013.

Conductor of Austrian and international opera houses and summer festivals (e.g. in Trieste and Palermo, in 1996 co-founder, artistic director and from 1999 to 2012, director Niederösterreichischen Operettensommer, Schlossfestspiele Langenlois from 2013 conductor of the Seefestspiele Mörbisch).

CD recordings for renowned recording companies with various orchestras and vocal soloists.

Compositions, as well as Arrangement and composition-commissions for orchestra, chamber ensembles and television productions.


Department of Voice and Musical Theatre

Penzinger Straße 7
1140 Vienna

em.o.Univ.-Prof. Uwe Theimer

o.Univ.-Prof. Uwe Theimer

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