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František Preisler

(*23. 10. 1973 Olomouc)

Czech conductor and organist

He is the son of director František Preisler. He studied organ at the Brno Conservatory, singing privately, composition and playing trombone and conducting at the Janáček Academy of Arts. In 1996, he graduated from the conducting course in Vienna with J. Kalmar. In 1990, he worked as répétitor and from 1991, he was the conductor of the Brno opera, from 1993, the chief conductor of the Music Theatre in Karlin, where he prepared the Czech premiere of musical by A. Loyd Webber Jesus Christ Superstar (1994). Since 1995, he has been working as a conductor of the National Theatre in Prague. He studied such operas as Shostakovich´s The Lady Macbeth Mcenskogo ujezda (2000), Adams´s The Death of Klinghoffer (2003). He is a versatile musician, arranger and concert conductor.