Maestro move: A German takes Prague

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.

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  • John Groves says:

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

  • Jan Honzovič says:

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

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