At the autumn of 1944 he left Germany to stay in Switzerland, and started to work with L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. After Second World II, in 1946 Carl Schuricht conducted Wiener Philharmoniker at the re-opening of the Salzburg Festival. He was honoured to get Bruckner medals in 1948 and 1949 and in 1953 also became honorary citizen of Wiesbaden. Carl Schuricht was the main conductor when Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra made their first US tour in 1956.
He gave his last concert with Wiener Philharmoniker at Salzburg Festival in 1965. Two years later, at the age of 86, he died in his home in Switzerland. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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