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  • PRESTO CLASSICAL RECORDING OF THE WEEK

    ANOTHER STUNING DISC FROM THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET AND FRIENDS

    It’s been quite some time since the Pavel Haas Quartet’s previous recording (a disc of string quartets by Bedřich Smetana which I reviewed very…

  • A TRIUMPH FOR THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

    TWO FANTASTIC REVIEWS FOR THE NEW DVOŘÁK ALBUM

    The new album of the Pavel Haas Quartet featuring Dvořák Quintets Op. 81 and Op. 97 has received two great reviews.

  • THIS AUTUMN’S MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT

    THE ORIGINAL ENGLISH VERSION OF BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ’S THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH

    On 20 October 2017, Supraphon will release the premiere recording of the oratorio for soloists, narrator, mixed choir and orchestra in its original…

  • PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

    TO RELEASE AN ALBUM OF ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK’S QUINTETS

    Seven years after they triumphed with Dvořák’s quartets (Gramophone Award Recording of the Year), the Pavel Haas Quartet have returned to Dvořák. For…

  • MANFRED HONECK AND BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ

    A MUSICAL ODYSSEY

    In January, Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck took over the Czech Philharmonic’s sub­scription concerts because of the poor health of the orchestra’s…