Bělohlávek, Jiří (b Prague, 1946). Cz. conductor. Finalist in 1971 Karajan int. cond. comp. After spell as ass. cond. Czech PO became cond. Brno State PO 1971–7; chief cond. Prague SO 1977–90; prin. cond. Czech PO 1990–2. Guest cond. of leading Amer., Brit., and Russ. orchs. Took Prague SO to Edinburgh Fest. 1990.
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