Petr Vronsky
Conductor
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Petr Vronskı belongs to the leading Czech conductors having been successful also in foreign concert stages. He had begun his career as an opera conductor, but relatively soon he began to devote himself to the symphony repertoir, above all as a conductor, and later as a chief conductor of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Brno, with which body he performed a great number of foreign concert tours (Japan, Germany, France, Spain) and made a number of recordings for radio and record. He was successful in many European conductor's competitions, incl. Besancon in 1971 and Karajan competition in Berlin in 1973.

He has conducted many symphony orchestras all over the world. (Philharmonic Orchestra Ankara, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Antwerp, Berliner Symhoniker, Philharmonisches Orchester Dortmund, Dresdner Philharmonie, Göteborgs Symfoniker, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Nürnberger Symphoniker, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.) He has developed a regular collaboration with the best Czech orchestras, incl. the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Prague, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Brno and the Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava. (Taiwan 1997, Japan 1999, Spain 2001)

He continued his collaboration with the prominent Czech Opera Houses- the National Theatre Prague (Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen, Verdi: Don Carlos) and the State Opera Prague (Janáèek: Jenufa) as well as with theatres from abroad (Chamber Opera Vienna, Dance Theatre Haag). In 1999 he has collaborated with Zdenek Macal in a series of performances of Smetana's Bartered Bride in the Opera Monte Carlo.

In September 2002 he has been appointed the Chief conductor of the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra in Ostrava, one of the foremost symphony orchestras of the Czech republic. He has also taught conducting at the Janáèek Academy in Brno since 1983. Petr Vronskı is a type of a highly temperament conductor with a very sensible feeling for the make up of the interpretation. His broad repertoire includes more than 200 classical and modern symphonic works and operas.
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