20th March 1974

Award of the Music Trades Association

In the spring of 1974, Supraphon received the UK’s Award of the Music Trades Association for the complete recordings of Bedřich Smetana’s choral works, made by the Prague Philharmonic Choir, led by the chorus master Josef Veselka. The label would won the prize again in 1979, for an album featuring Bohuslav Martinů’s Symphonies Nos. 1 – 6, as performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Václav Neumann.