• 1951 – 1958

    head of the orchestra of the Lúčnica ensemble

  • 1956

    graduated in Musicology and Ethnography at the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava, later he was an assistant proffesor of Eugen Suchoň

  • 1958 – 1963

    Chief Editor of the Music Department of Czechoslovak Radio in Košice

  • 1963 – 1968

    Deputy Editor-in-chief of the music broadcasting in Košice

  • 1968 – 1971

    Director of the Košice State Philharmonic (co-founder with conductor Bystrík Režucha)

  • 1971 – 1974

    Director of the Slovkoncert

  • 1974 – 1979

    Editor-in-chief of the general music broadcasting of the Czechoslovak Radio in Bratislava

  • 1979 – 1987

    Editor-in-chief of the music broadcast of Czechoslovak Television in Prague

  • 1979 – 1990

    President of the Vienna International Music Center

  • 1987 – 1990

    Director of the Czech Philharmonic

  • 1990 – 1994

    Assistant for art education at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic

Ľubomír Čížek studied musicology at Comenius University in Bratislava, where he also worked as an assistant professor of Eugen Suchoň. In the 1950s he was an editor of the broadcasting of Czechoslovak Radio in Bratislava and subsequently also an editor of broadcasting in Košice. In 1968 they founded the State Philharmonic Košice together with the conductor Bystrík Režucha. He held the post of its first director until 1971. For the next three years he was the director of Slovkoncert and later he worked as the editor-in-chief of the music broadcasting of Czechoslovak Radio in Bratislava or editor-in-chief of music broadcasting of Czechoslovak television in Prague. From 1987 to 1990, Čížek served as the director of the Czech Philharmonic, where he experienced a turbulent year of 1989. In 1991, he and Josef Suk founded the Antonín Dvořák Foundation for Young Musicians. In addition to his rich musicological and organizational activities, he published in many professional journals and also contributed to the discovery of the Slovak composer Jozef Grešák. His relationship to Slovak music is also reflected in his two publications With Slovak Music to the World [So slovenskou hudbou do sveta]and the manuscript of The Journey of the Slovak Opera [Cesty slovenskej opery].