However, ten months later, Riedlbauch dismissed Darjanin and appointed Václav Kasík - without a tender. After protests by the philharmonics, Kasík resigned at the end of August, and since then the director of the Czech Philharmonic is Radek Zdráhal, a deputy of the Minister of Culture.
|Musicians protesting against Kasík in front of the Rudolfinum,|
suggesting that he got the post out of acquaintanceship.
Source of information and images: Czech TV