- An orchestra at the heart of Europe
- Appearances at festivals and concert halls throughout the world
- An unrivalled tradition of performing Janáček
- Internationally celebrated conductors and soloists
- An acclaimed recording and broadcasting ensemble
In the past and nowadays
Filharmonie Brno has an illustrious history of music making. Its beginnings dating back to the 1870s when its first predecessor an amateur Czech Symphony Orchestra was established under the auspices of Leoš Janáček
The orchestra has collaborated with a number of distinguished conductors, including Karel Ancerl, Jiri Belohlavek, Sir Charles Mackerras, Kurt Masur, and Yehudi Menuhin.
The orchestra has thrived on musical partnerships with a number of exceptional soloists: Yefim Bronfman, Rudolf Buchbinder, Elina Garanca, Wilhelm Kempff, Olga Kern, Gidon Kremer, John Lill, Julian Rachlin, Sviatoslav Richter, and Eva Urbanova, to name but a few.