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Birmingham Symphony Hall
|The Czech Philharmonic thrill a packed house at Symphony Hall, Birmingham|
|The Czech Philharmonic has had something of an eventful history since its first concert, given under the baton of Antonín Dvořák in 1896. Since then, the orchestra has been conducted by a number of distinguished musicians, including Gustav Mahler. The turbulent history of this great orchestra is perhaps a reflection of the political upheavals that have taken place in their homeland: there have been numerous artistic upheavals and frequent replacements of chief conductors.|
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