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Name  Eri Klas

Role  Conductor
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Education  Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Albums  Cello Concerto / Aphorisms (Symphony no. 6)
Music groups  Eesti Raadio meeskvartett, Metronoom (1962)
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Eri Klas (7 June 1939 – 26 February 2016) was an Estonian conductor. He was born in Tallinn.

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Klas mainly worked in the Nordic scene since, but might be best known for his work leading the defunct Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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He premiered Alfred Schnittke's 1st Cello Concerto (Munich Philharmonic, 1986) and Peer Gynt ballet (Hamburg State Opera, 1989), and worked on the diffusion of the Estonian symphonic repertory.

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Klas was also active as a pedagogue, holding professorships at the Sibelius Academy (1993–97) and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (1997 until his death), where he received an honorary doctorate.

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Klas was decorated with the Order of the Lion of Finland (1992, on the occasion of Finland's 75th Independence Day) and the Estonian Order of the White Star. He was a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. In 1986, he was named the People's Artist of the USSR. An Estonian lightweight junior boxing champion, he was also a member of the Estonian Olympic Committee.

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