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Former Taiwan diplomat donates grand piano to Czech Philharmonic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Taiwanese diplomat donated to the Czech Philharmonic a grand piano she had purchased from a manufacturer facing a canceled order for political reasons. Followi...

Taiwan ex-ambassador donates rare piano to Czech concert hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Ambassador-at-large Maysing Yang (楊黃美幸) donated a rare piano to a concert hall in the Czech Republic to thank the people of the Central European country for standin...

Bychkov becomes new chief director of Czech Philharmonic

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Philharmonic says Semyon Bychkov has been appointed as its new chief conductor and music director. The orchestra said Monday that Bychkov assumes his full dut...

Czech harpsichordist Zuzana Ruzickova dies at age 90

PRAGUE (AP) — Zuzana Ruzickova, a Czech musician who survived Nazi death camps and communist persecution before winning world acclaim as a harpsichordist, has died at age 90. Czech P...

Czech Philharmonic conductor Jiri Belohlavek dies at 71

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Philharmonic orchestra says its chief conductor, Jiri Belohlavek, has died in Prague. The 71-year-old musician had suffered an unspecified serious long-term illness, but orches...