Maestro move: A German takes Prague

December 14, 2017 by norman lebrecht


Czech Radio has announced a new Chief Conductor and Artistic Director to succeed the veteran Ondrej Lenard.

It’s Alexander Liebreich, head of the Richard Strauss Festival at Garmisch. He starts in September 2018.

A youngish Czech, Marek Sedivy, 30, was named Principal Guest Conductor.

Comments (3)

  1. John Groves says:

    How old is Ondrej Lenard? Is he really a veteran? I wish we heard him more in the UK!

    1. Cubs Fan says:

      75. Wish he recorded more. The Brian 1st symphony was a revelation.

  2. Jan Honzovič says:

    Ondrej Lenárd is 75 years old. So he is a veteran, I suppose.

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