Vsssily Sinaisky
(c) Remy Franck

The Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava (Czech Republic) has appointed Russian conductor Vassily Sinaisky, 73, as their new Music Director, his management Intermusica announced.

Sinaisky’s tenure will begin on 1 September 2020 and will initially be for two seasons. First conducting the orchestra in December 2018, Vassily Sinaisky also conducted the orchestra’s opening concert of the 2019/20 season before now being appointed Music Director. Sinaisky’s first concert as Music Director is set to go ahead on 1 October 2020 with a programme that includes Strauss Four Last Songs and Stravinsky The Rite of Spring.


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