Raymond Leppard, CBE (born 11 August 1927) is a British conductor and harpsichordist.
He was born in London and grew up in Bath, where he was educated at the City of Bath Boys' School, now known as the Beechen Cliff School.
Conrad Yiwen Tao (born June 11, 1994) is an American composer, pianist and violinist. Tao's piano and violin performances since childhood brought him early recognition at music festivals and competitions, and he is receiving critical praise for his recitals and concerts with symphony orchestras.
David Zinman (born New York City, U.S., 9 July 1936) is an American conductor and violinist. After early violin studies at the Oberlin Conservatory, Zinman studied theory and composition at the University of Minnesota and took up conducting at Tanglewood. He then worked in Maine with Monteux from 1958 to 1962, serving as his assistant from 1961 to 1964.
Česká filharmonie (Czech Philharmonic Orchestra) is a symphony orchestra based in Prague and is most well known and respected orchestra in Czechia. In the long term belongs to the top of best orchestras in Europe in a survey organized by the French magazine Le Monde de la Musique.