Japanese conductor Chuhei Iwasaki to lead Pilsen Philharmonic

The Pilsen Philharmonic has announced its choice for chief conductor for the 2021/2022 concert season is Chuhei Iwasaki, a Japanese guest conductor who has been living in the Czech Republic for 13 years.

Iwasaki, who was born in 1987 in Tokyo, studied composition and conducting at the Prague Conservatory, where he now teaches. He will replace the Belgian conductor Ronald Zollman, who has led the orchestra since the 2018/2019 season.

Author: Brian Kenety