Czech Republic’s Janáček Philharmonic Announces New Music Director

The Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra has announced the appointment of Russian conductor Vassily Sinaisky as its new Music Director

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The Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra, in Ostrava, Czech Republic has this week announced the appointment of Russian conductor Vassily Sinaisky as its new Music Director – effective from September 2020.

The 73-year-old previously served as Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, in Moscow – and currently serves as Conductor Emeritus of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony and the Malmö Symphony Orchestra.

“Janáček Philharmonic is a very progressive orchestra and I am looking forward to performing many great programs together,” Maestro Sinaisky has this week said.

The orchestra has also appointed pianist Lukáš Vondráček as the ensemble’s Artist-in-Residence – and conductor Petr Popelka to the role of Principal Guest Conductor.

 

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