Zdeněk Mácal: world-famous conductor who was nearly unknown at home

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In today’s Sunday music show we’ll be commemorating the great Czech conductor Zdeněk Mácal, who passed away last week at the age of 87. During his long career, Mácal conducted more than 170 major orchestras in four continents, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the London Royal Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, and the Chicago and Boston Symphony Orchestras.

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Authors: Markéta Kaňková, Ruth Fraňková, Anna Fodor, Source:iROZHLAS.cz