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Classic FM - A Decade in Pictures
The charismatic Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko took up the baton as Principal Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in September 2006. The youngest person in the history of the orchestra to have held the position signed an historic contract in 2009 to stay in Liverpool until 2015 as the orchestra's Chief Conductor.