Macal, Zdeněk

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Macal, Zdeněk (b Brno, 1936). Cz.-born conductor (Amer. cit. 1992). Cond. Moravian PO (Olomouc) 1963–7. Won Besançon int. cond. competition 1965. Début with Czech PO 1966. Settled in Switzerland 1969. Brit. début Bournemouth SO 1969. Cond. Cologne Radio SO 1970–4. Amer. début Chicago SO 1972. Chief cond. Hanover Radio SO 1980–3. Mus. dir. Milwaukee SO from 1986; cond. Sydney SO 1986; prin. cond. San Antonio SO 1988–92; art. adviser 1992–3, then art. dir. New Jersey SO from 1993.