Libor PESEK

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1933-06-22
Education N/A
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Recreations physics, Eastern philosophy, literature (especially Kafka, Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky)
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Style Libor Pesek, Esq, KBE
Career fndr Prague Chamber Harmony 1958, chief conductor Slovak Philharmonic 1980-81, conductor-in-residence Czech Philharmonic Orch 1982-, music dir Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch 1987-97 (conductor laureate 1997-); hon fell Univ of Central Lancashire 1997; worked as guest conductor with orchs incl: London Symphony, The Philharmonia, Los Angeles Philharmonic and St Louis Symphony Orchs, Moscow and Japan Philharmonic Orchs, La Scala Milan, Oslo Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris, Berlin Symphony, Dresden Staatskapelle, Pittsburgh, Montreal, Indianapolis and Philadelphia Orchs; >ir< incl: Dvorák's Symphony Cycle, Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem, Peter Grimes and the Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Strauss' Ein Heldenleben, Berg's Chamber Concerto, Stravinsky's symphonies for wind instruments, Ravel's Daphnis and Chloë, Suk's Asrael Symphony, Suk's Summer's Tale, Suk's Ripening, Mahler's Symphonies 9 and 10, various works by Haydn, Mozart, Janácek and Martinu
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