Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra embarks on Japanese tour

Photo: Khalil Baalbaki, Czech Radio

The Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra with their chief conductor Petr Popelka has left on a two-week tour of Japan. They are set to perform six concerts in five cities across the country, starting in Osaka on Saturday. Ahead of their departure, I caught up with the orchestra’s director Jakub Čížek and I first asked him about the preparations for such a major tour:

“Usually, it takes two or three years before a planned tour takes place, but this time it took even longer, because of the Covid break.

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Author: Ruth Fraňková