Honours

  • knight of the Order of the Iron Crown
  • holder of the honorary insignia “Litteris et artibus”
  • life member of the Upper House of the Austrian Parliament
  • honorary degree from Prague’s university
  • honorary music degree from Cambridge University
  • artistic director of the Prague Conservatoire
  • artistic director of the National Conservatory of Music in New York
  • honorary member of the Philharmonic Society in London 
  • corresponding member of the Dutch Association for the Support of Music
  • member of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • full member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences
  • honorary member of the Philharmonic Society in New York
  • honorary member of the Philharmonic Society in Budapest
  • honorary member of the Society of the Friends of Music (Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde) in Vienna
  • honorary member of Glasbena Matica in Ljubljana
  • member of a special committee set up by the Ministry of Education dealing with issues of music copyright
  • first conductor of the Czech Philharmonic
  • honorary member of the artists’ association Umelecka beseda in Prague
  • honorary member of the Music Foundation in Budapest
  • honorary member of the Czech National Theatre Association in Brno
  • along with many other distinctions...
Diploma of honorary membership in the Budapest Philharmonic Society
Diploma of honorary membership in the Budapest Philharmonic Society
Diploma of honorary membership in the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna
Diploma of honorary membership in the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna
Diploma of membership in the Czech Academy for the Sciences, Literature, and Arts
Diploma of membership in the Czech Academy for the Sciences, Literature, and Arts