Death of a founding Slovak conductor, 88
January 9, 2017 by norman lebrecht
Zdenek Machacek established a network of operetta and music theatre performances in his country in the 1950s, conducting the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Kosice and the Slovak Philharmonic.
Czech born, he was leader of the second violins in the Brno Philharmonic until 1953, when he took up the baton.
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