Про Radek Baborák
Hornist and conductor Radek Baborák is one of the most prominent musical personalities of the international classical music scene. Since his solo debut in 1989, he has collaborated with many of the world's leading orchestras and conductors. After many years as a solo horn player (Berliner Philharmoniker) and enriched with a lot of experience in the field of chamber music by artistic direction of ensembles (Baborak Ensemble, Horn Chorus, Afflatus Quintet), he started to pursue a parallel career as a conductor in 2008. Baborák's mentor and role model in this respect is primarily Daniel Barenboim and Seiji Ozawa. In 2011 he initiated the founding of the festival orchestra Czech Sinfonietta, of which he is the chief conductor, and in 2013 he took over the artistic direction of the Prague Chamber Soloists. Since the 2017 season he has been appointed principal guest conductor of the Yamagata Symphony Orchestra.
He collaborates with the orchestras Das Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Malaysian Philharmonic orchestra, Istanbul State Orchestra, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra – FOK and others. He is extremely popular in Japan, where he has also conducted many ensembles. As a conductor/soloist, he has appeared at renowned festivals such as Maggio muicale Fiorentino, Mozartwoche Salzurg, Marta Argerich festival Beppu, Prague Spring, Dvořák Prague, Smetana Litomyšl and accompanied renowned soloists (Yefim Bronfmann, Julian Steckel, Saleem Aboud Ashkar, Marie-Piere Langlamet, Clara Dent, Janne Saksala, Dalibor Karvay, Jan Mráček).