Tomáš Netopil (Conductor)
Born: 8th July 1975, Přerov
Artist's website: http://www.tomasnetopil.com
Tomáš Netopil is a Czech conductor. He conducted the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra in 2005 and made his debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in May 2006. In 2006, he also conducted at the Salzburg Festival and l'Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma.
Netopil studied violin and conducting in his home town in the Czech Republic as well as at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm with Jorma Panula, who educated many prominent conductors. In 2002 he won the first Sir Georg Solti International Conductors' Competition at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt.
Further Reading: Tomáš Netopil
The Czech conductor talks about his new recording of Martinů's one-act Greek opera, released last Friday on Supraphon.