Album

Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša

Dvořák: Suite in A major - Suk: Serenade in E flat major for Strings, Fantastic Scherzo

Catalogue Number: SU 3882-2
Published: 27th October 2006
Genre: Orchestral
Format: 1 CD
Young conductor Jakub Hrůša, an artist who records exclusively for Supraphon, follows up his debut CD of Dvořák pieces with a new studio recording of Dvořák's Suite in A major and JosefSuk's Scherzo Fantastique and Serenade in E flat major. Hrůša brings out all the best qualities of the young Prague Philharmonia and also pours the whole of his own immense talent into Dvořák and Suk's music. Dvořák's lyrical Suite in A major, Suk's festively majestic Scherzo, and finally the stirring Serenade in E flat major are further rungs in Jakub Hrůša'srapidly climbing artistic career. This extraordinarily gifted young conductor continues to surprise audiences at home and abroad with the artistic maturity of his performance.

Reviews

“Hrůša's perfor­mance could not be more winning, and the Supraphon recording is full and vivid.”
Gramophone, April 2007

Antonín Dvořák
Suite in A major, Op. 98b, B 190
1.
Andante con moto 05:05
2.
Allegro 04:54
3.
Moderato (alla Pollacca) 04:49
4.
Andante 04:22
5.
Allegro 03:37
Josef Suk
Serenade for String Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 6
6.
Andante con moto 05:54
7.
Allegro ma non troppo e grazioso 05:49
8.
Adagio 09:25
9.
Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo presto 07:36
Josef Suk
10.
Fantastic Scherzo for Orchestra, Op. 25 14:37