Petr Vronsky

Born 1946 in Prague, one of the best and most active Czech conductors.

After successes in several important international competitions for conductors including the competition in Besancon [France] in 1971 and the Karajan Competition in Berlin in 1973 his career began at the opera company in Pilsen. From 1974 till 1978 he was Chief of opera of the State Theater in Usti nad Labem [Czech Republic]. In 1978 he was appointed Chief conductor of the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra which position he held until 1991. Since 2002 he is Chief conductor of the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava.
As a guest conductor he has conducted many famous foreign symphony orchestras e.g. Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Munic Radio Symphony Orchestra, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, St.Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Antverpen, Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, Zurich Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuri Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, etc.
He is also frequent guest conductor of Czech orchestras as Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.
In addition to conducting symphonic works he collaborates also with opera companies as National Theater in Prague, State Opera Prague, Vienna Chamber Opera, Monte Carlo Opera, Danse Theater in Den Haag, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires.
Mr. Vronsky's broad repertory includes more than two hundred symphonic and operatic works.
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