Jiří Bělohlávek

(b. 1946)

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(b Prague, 1946).

Cz. conductor. Finalist in 1971 Karajan int. cond. comp. After spell as ass. cond. Czech PO became cond. Brno State PO 1971–7; chief cond. Prague SO 1977–90; prin. cond. Czech PO 1990–2; prin. cond. BBCSO from 2006. Guest cond. of leading Amer., Brit., and Russ. orchs. Took Prague SO to Edinburgh Fest. 1990.

Subjects: Music.

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