Thomas von Angyan
For many years, doctor of jurisprudence Thomas von Angyan presided over the Jeunesse Musicales Austria until he was appointed general secretary of Vienna’s Musikverein in 1988. In 2005 he was named the Musikverein’s director. In addition to being the president of the board of trustees of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, he is a founder and board member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and a member of the Alexander Zemlinsky Fund, the Egon Wellesz Fund and of the Gottfried von Einem Foundation at Vienna’s Musikverein. He was awarded Austria’s Order of Merit 1st Class for Science and the Arts and the State of Vienna’s Gold Medal of Merit.