Mariss Jansons † Chefdirigent. In 2016 he conducted the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s concert for the third time.  In May 2015, the BRSO announced another extension of Jansons's contract through 2021.  On 31 March 2013 Jansons was awarded a medal of honour "For the Merits before St. Petersburg". Mariss Jansons, a renowned conductor who brought new distinction to orchestras in Oslo and Pittsburgh before taking the helm of two of Europe’s finest … , In 2020, the BRSO posthumously awarded its Karl Amadeus Hartmann Medal to Jansons.  In July 2007, he further extended his contract with the BRSO to August 2012. In a 2005 Prom with the Concertgebouw, Jansons mercilessly probed the tormented psyche given such powerful expression in Mahler’s Sixth, again, with, in the opening movement, the tramp of a martial beat underfoot, the strings digging deep into their appoggiatura accents, the wind adding their own plangent punctuation.  He was best known for his interpretations of Mahler, Strauss and Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich.. Indeed, in the first decades of this century he was frequently awarded the accolade of greatest living conductor. andante.com (overall website now defunct), 16 October 2002. Under his charismatic leadership until 2002, the orchestra was invited to the Salzburg festival, the BBC Proms, Carnegie Hall, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo and other prestigious venues. , Jansons is credited on over 190 orchestral recordings.. 6 with them for the LSO Live label.  Jansons was the 104th recipient of the RPS Gold Medal. Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art, Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance, Grand Merit Cross with Star of the Federal Republic of Germany, "Obituary / Mariss Jansons led the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and other top ensembles", "Trauer um Stardirigenten Mariss Jansons", "Classical CD of the Week: Mahler: Symphony No 6", "Mariss Jansons, Conductor Who Led Top Orchestras, Dies at 76", "Mariss Jansons and Bavarian Radio Symphony to Make First US Tour Together in November", "Mariss Jansons – Vertragsverlängerung bis 2018", "Mariss Jansons bleibt bis 2021 Chefdirigent", "Mariss Jansons Extends his Contract with Bayerischer Rundfunk", "Brahms provides a highlight in mixed outing from Jansons, Bavarian Radio Symphony", "Mariss Jansons announces Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra departure", "Koning en koningin bij afscheidsconcert Mariss Jansons", "Mariss Jansons gestorben - Eine Ära geht zu ende", "Stardirigent Mariss Jansons laut lettischem Rundfunk gestorben", "Die Ergebnisse der jährlichen Kritikerumfrage von, "Ordensverleihung zum Tag der Deutschen Einheit", "Mariss Jansons Made A Knight of The Order of The Lion of The Netherlands", "Mariss Jansons awarded with the RPS Gold Medal", "Goldmedaille der Royal Philharmonic Society London für Mariss Jansons", "Vienna Philharmonic Honorary Membership for Mariss Jansons", "Die Kritiken von den Osterfestspielen: Meisterliches abseits von Wagner", "Opus Klassik für den Dirigenten Mariss Jansons", "BR-Symphonieorchester verleiht posthum Medaille an Mariss Jansons", https://www.allmusic.com/artist/mariss-jansons-mn0000132061/discography, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons / Bruckner: Symphonie No. , In 1992, Jansons was named Principal Guest Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.  (Jansons's father had died at a 1984 concert, conducting the Hallé Orchestra. The reason he gave for deciding in favour of the latter was his vigorous involvement in the campaign for a new home. Ārzemju mediji ziņo, ka Jansons miris savās mājās Sanktpēterburgā, taču kā nāves brīdis tiek minēts gan 30. novembris, gan 1. decembris. Notable recordings made with the Oslo Philharmonic included the complete Tchaikovsky symphonies (including Manfred), which was praised as a leader of the field for its urgently spontaneous performances, with fresh orchestral sonorities enhanced by the richly atmospheric Chandos sound. He was awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit in 2007 and in 2010, the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art. During his lifetime, Jansons was often cited as one of the world's top living conductors. All das machte ihn zum von allen respektierten und geliebten Künstler. When Jansons finally felt obliged to give up the Amsterdam appointment in 2015, his unflagging energy and total commitment were acknowledged by the players: “We will all remember him for his detail, passion and immense musicality and knowledge,” one said.