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PRESS OVERVIEW 2018

THE BEST REVIEWS OF NEW RELEASES 2018

15th May SUPRAPHON introduce an overview of new releases 2018's reviews that were published in renowned international classical music magazines,…

BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE CHAMBER CHOICE

FOR SMETANA TRIO'S NEW ALBUM

14th May The Smetana Trio's new album containing three piano trios by Zemlinsky, Rachmaninov and Arensky has been selected as the BBC Music Magazine…

PRESTO CLASSICAL EDITOR'S CHOICE

FOR BENNEWITZ QUARTET'S NEW ALBUM

10th May The Bennewitz Quartet's new album containing string quartets by the Theresienstadt composers Ullmann, Krása, Schulhoff and Haas has been…

MARTINŮ'S SONGS REVIEWED

IN GRAMOPHONE

9th May There is a beautiful review in Gramophone May issue for Bohuslav Martinů's Songs performed by Martina Janková, Tomáš Král and Ivo Kahánek.

5 DIAPASONS FOR SCHUBERT'S WINTERREISE

IN DIAPASON MAGAZINE

3rd May In September 2018, Supraphon released the album of Franz Schubert's Win­terreise beautifully performed by Jan Martiník and the pianist…

ARUNDO QUARTET

ON BBC RADIO 3 RECORD REVIEW

2nd May On Saturday 27th April a couple of pieces from the new Arundo Quartet's album containing Bach's Goldberg Variations were played on BBC…

CHOC DE CLASSICA

FOR DVOŘÁK PIANO QUARTET

30th April Dvořák Piano Quartet have received a fantastic review in Classica magazine together with the highest evaluation Choc de Classica (May issue…

ARUNDO QUARTET

GOLDBERG VARIATIONS

29th April The legendary Goldberg Variations are among the most frequently recorded Johann Sebastian Bach works; besides numerous versions for piano…

THE BENNEWITZ QUARTET TO RELEASE AN ALBUM

OF MUSIC BY THE THERESIENSTADT COMPOSERS

23rd April The fates of the composers whose works are featured in the Bennewitz Quartet’s new album were linked with the musical life in…

IMMERSING IN VIKTOR KALABIS’S MUSIC

WITH THE PIANIST IVO KAHÁNEK

18th April The very first complete recording of Viktor Kalabis’s piano works – just as the previous album featuring his three sonatas (SU4210–2,…

DISC OF THE WEEK ON EUROPADISC

FOR THE BENNEWITZ QUARTET NEW ALBUM

15th April The Bennewitz Quartet’s new album containing music by the Theresienstadt composers Ullmann, Krása, Schulhoff and Haas has been reviewed and…

ANOTHER REVIEW FOR MARTINŮ'S SONGS

IN DAS OPERNGLAS

11th April There is a great review for Bohuslav Martinů's Songs recorded by Martina Janková, Tomáš Král and Ivo Kahánek in the April issue of Das…

SMETANA TRIO ABOUT THEIR NEW ALBUM

GENERIC INTERVIEW

9th April The internationally acclaimed Smetana Trio made a new recording of three piano trios by Zemlinsky, Rachmaninov and Arensky. We asked the…

MARTINŮ'S SONGS REVIEWED

ON MUSICWEB INTERNATIONAL

4th April There is a great review on MusicWeb International for Bohuslav Martinů's Songs performed by Martina Janková, Tomáš Král and Ivo Kahánek.

THE NEW BELFIATO QUINTET VIDEO CLIP

SHROUDED IN THE MYSTIQUE OF PAVEL HAAS’S MUSIC

1st April In 2017, the Belfiato Quintet had their debut album released on Supraphon. Featuring three pivotal Czech works for wind quintet, Leoš…

DIAPASON D'OR

FOR BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ'S SONGS

28th March The album of Bohuslav Martinů's Songs recorded by three renowned artists Martina Janková, Tomáš Král and Ivo Kahánek received a great…

IVO KAHÁNEK PERFORMS ON THE FIRST COMPLETE RECORDING

OF VIKTOR KALABIS’S PIANO MUSIC

27th March As a performer of exceptional emotional power and depth, Ivo Kahánek, who turns forty this year, has earned a reputation as one of the most…

THREE GEMS OF CHAMBER MUSIC IN A NEW RECORDING

BY THE SMETANA TRIO

22nd March The three compositions that the Smetana Trio has chosen for its next recording were written within the span of just four years, but they…

5 DIAPASONS FOR KALABIS'S SONATAS

IN DIAPASON MAGAZINE

18th March In September 2018, Supraphon released the album of Viktor Kalabis's Sonatas for Cello, Clarinet, Violin and Piano recorded by four…

DVOŘÁK PIANO QUARTETS

REVIEWED BY GRAMOPHONE

6th March The album of Antonín Dvořák Piano Quartets Nos. 1&2 by Dvořák piano Quartet which was released in November 2018 has been reviewed in…

RADEK BABORÁK'S MOZART ALBUM

REVIEWED ON THE ARTS DESK

25th February The album of Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante and Music for Frech Horn recorded by Radek Baborák and Baborák Ensemble which was released in…

MARTINA JANKOVÁ ABOUT MARTINŮ SONGS

GENERIC INTERVIEW

18th February Three renowned artists – the soprano Martina Janková, the baritone Tomáš Král and the pianist Ivo Kahánek – made a recording of Bohuslav…

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

AMONG TOP 10 STRING QUARTETS ACCORDING TO GRAMOPHONE

14th February You can find Pavel Haas Quartet among top 10 string quartets according to the Gramophone list. And they are the only group to get two…

DISC OF THE MONTH FOR MARTINŮ'S WHAT MEN LIVE BY

IN OPERA MAGAZINE

11th February The Bohuslav Martinů's opera-pastoral What Men Live By recorded by Czech Philharmonic and Jiří Bělohlávek has been chosen as the Disc of…

GRAHAM MELVILLE-MASON

DIES AT 85

6th February On February 2nd, the UK Czech music expert, musicologist, journalist and music organizer Graham Melville-Mason died at the age of 85. He…

DAGMAR PECKOVÁ

TO OPEN THE RENOWNED KURT WEILL FEST IN DESSAU

5th February The prestigious Kurt Weill Fest first took place in 1993 in Dessau, the composer’s bir­thplace. This year, from 1 to 17 March, the town…

MARTINA JANKOVÁ, TOMÁŠ KRÁL AND IVO KAHÁNEK

RECORD BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ SONGS

4th February Folk songs are evidently one of the two major sources of inspiration that Bohuslav Martinů drew upon in his music. The composer would take…

JITKA KONEČNÁ FROM i FLAUTISTI

GENERIC INTERVIEW

29th January On 11th January, SUPRAPHON released the album of i Flautisti – The London Recorder Quartet titled Douce Dame Jolie. We asked Jitka Konečná,…

BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ'S INCANTATION

PLAYED BY IVO KAHÁNEK

28th January On January 18th and 19th, Ivo Kahánek performed Martinů's Piano Concerto No. 4 „Incantation“ together with Bamberger Symphoniker under the…

ANOTHER REVIEW FOR DVOŘÁK PIANO QUARTET

IN BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE

24th January The album of Antonín Dvořák's Piano Quartets Nos 1 and 2 recorded by Dvořák Piano Quartet which was released in November 2018 has been…

THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET TO TOUR EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

AND TO MAKE A NEW ALBUM IN MAY

18th January The globally renowned Pavel Haas Quartet have ahead of them a really busy second part of the concert season, during the course of which…

THE ALBUM OF DVOŘÁK PIANO QUARTET

REVIEWED IN SUNDAY TIMES

14th January There is a beautiful review of the ensemble Dvořák Piano Quartet and their album containing Dvořák's Piano Quartets Nos 1 and 2 in…

THE NEW ALBUM OF i FLAUTISTI

MARKING THE ENSEMBLE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY

11th January i Flautisti – The London Recorder Quartet got together in 2009 at the Royal College of Music in London. „We deemed the title i Flautisti…

DIAPASON DÉCOUVERTE

FOR MARTINŮ'S WHAT MEN LIVE BY & SYMPHONY NO. 1

10th January The album of Bohuslav Martinů's opera-pastoral and Symphony No. 1 recorded by Czech Philharmonic and Jiří Bělohlávek received a Diapason…

MARTINŮ'S WHAT MEN LIVE BY & SYMPHONY NO. 1

REVIEWED IN GRAMOPHONE

8th January There is a very nice review of Bohuslav Martinů's opera-pastoral and Symphony No. 1 recorded by Czech Philharmonic and Jiří Bělohlávek in…

i FLAUTISTI - THE LONDON RECORDER QUARTET

A NEW ALBUM

7th January On the occasion of the ensemble's 10th anniversary, SUPRAPHON will release a new album of four virtuoso recorder players, i Flautisti – The…