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Brno Philharmonic Orchestra

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Brno Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech: Filharmonie Brno) is an orchestra based in Brno, the Czech Republic. Its predecessor was the Czech Symphony Orchestra, dating from the 1870s. The current Brno Philharmonic was formed in 1956 with the merger of the Radio Orchestra and the Brno Region Symphony Orchestra, with Betislav Bakala as the first principal conductor of the new orchestra. Since 2009, the orchestra's principal conductor is Aleksandar Markovi.

Principal conductors

  • Betislav Bakala (1956-1958)
  • Jaroslav Vogel (1959-1962)
  • Jií Waldhans (1962-1978)
  • Frantiek Jílek (1978-1983)
  • Petr Vronský (1983-1991)
  • Leo Svárovský (1991-1995)
  • Otakar Trhlík (1995-1997)
  • Aldo Ceccato (1997-2000)
  • Petr Altrichter (2002-2009)
  • Aleksandar Markovi (2009present)

Conductors laureate

  • Sir Charles Mackerras (2007-2010)
  • Caspar Richter (2002present)

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