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MORAVIAN DUETS

ON DVOŘÁK’S PIANO

18th April With support from the State Fund of Culture and the National Museum, Supraphon is releasing an extraordinary album of Antonín Dvořák’s…

MARTINŮ'S BOUQUET OF FLOWERS

RECORDING OF THE MONTH ON MWI

17th April For those who love Czech music, this is a highly valuable disc. For those, like me, passionate about Martinů, it is indispensable…

IVAN MORAVEC

PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED RECORDINGS MADE BY THE LEGENDARY PIANIST

16th April Supraphon has supplemented the internationally acclaimed discography of the legendary pianist Ivan Moravec with other gems from the Czech…

MILAN ŠKAMPA

ACCLAIMED VIOLIST HAS PASSED AWAY

16th April On 14th April, Milan Škampa, the acclaimed violist and member of the Smetana Quartet, died at the age of 89.

NEW PAVEL HAAS QUARTET LINE-UP

TO GIVE DEBUT CONCERT IN PRAGUE

12th April After a year, the Pavel Haas Quartet will return to the La Fabrika culture centre in Prague, where they will give a concert on 4 May 2018…

KAREL ANČERL

110TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

11th April Today we celebrate the 110th birth anniversary of the legendary conductor Karel Ančerl.

NEUMANN'S LEGENDARY RECORDING

OF THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY ON LP

9th April On April 20th 2018, Supraphon will release a legendary recording of the Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 „From the New World“ with Czech…

MAHLER / RIEHN: DAS LIED VON DER ERDE REVIEW

BRIGHTNESS AND IMMEDIACY

26th March „There’s a bright immediacy to everything about this new version from Prague, conducted very capably by Petr Altrichter. Perhaps the focus…

ROMAN VÁLEK

THE MUSIC OF F. X. RICHTER INSPIRES ME MORE THAN PURE ROCOCO

21st March Although both the life and work of the composer Franz Xaver Richter were rather varied and eventful, neither of them has been fully…

DAGMAR PECKOVÁ ON MAHLER’S DAS LIED VON DER ERDE

IT ENABLED ME TO BECOME A MEDIUM BETWEEN THE COMPOSER AND THE AUDIENCE

14th March On March 16th 2018, Supraphon will release an album of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde with Dagmar Pecková, Richard Samek and Schoenberg…

LUKÁŠ VASILEK

YOU MUST TAMPER WITH MARTINŮ’S CHORAL MUSIC

13th March „Performances are outstanding throughout. The voices are fresh and responsive, and Lukáš Vasilek once again proves that he is a true master…

GRAMOPHONE EDITOR'S CHOICE

FOR MARTINŮ MADRIGALS

8th March „Performances are outstanding throughout. The voices are fresh and responsive, and Lukáš Vasilek once again proves that he is a true master…

RICHTER'S TE DEUM 1781 PLAYED AND REVIEWED

ON BBC RADIO 3 RECORD REVIEW

5th March On Saturday 3rd March two parts from the Richter's Te Deum 1781, recorded by Czech Ensemble Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Roman…

VILÉM VEVERKA

ZELENKA CYCLE IS A TRUE “OPUS MAGNUM” OF BAROQUE MUSIC

27th February Reinhard Goebel, an esteemed Baroque music connoisseur, ranks Zelenka (along with J. S. Bach and Handel) among the five best composers of…

CZECH ENSEMBLE BAROQUE

THE VERY FIRST REVIEW OF THEIR NEW ALBUM

15th February „The composer cannot take all the credit, though; this is a team effort, and Válek and his excellent musicians (the choir has four singers…

PRESS OVERVIEW 2017

THE BEST REVIEWS OF NEW RELEASES 2017

14th February This is an overview of SUPRAPHON new releases 2017 reviews that were published in renowned international (not only) classical music…

CZECH ENSEMBLE BAROQUE’S NEW ALBUM

FEATURES DISCOVERED TREASURES FROM FRANZ XAVER RICHTER’S OVERLOOKED OEUVRE

12th February On 16th February 2018, Supraphon will release an album of F. X. Richter’s Te Deum 1781, Exsultate Deo and Oboe Concerto, for the very first…

HUNTING MUSIC

OF OLD CZECH MASTERS

12th February On 16th January 2018, Supraphon will release an album called Hunting Music of Old Czech Masters.

DIAPASON D´OR

FOR TWO SUPRAPHON RECORDINGS

6th February Two SUPRAPHON recordings – Dvořák Quintets (Pavel Haas Quartet) and The Epic of Gilgamesh (Prague Philharmonic Choir, Czech Philharmonic,…

MARTINŮ'S BOUQUET OF FLOWERS REVIEW

IN GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE

1st February There is a great review in this month’s edition of Gramophone:

BBC RADIO 3 RECORD REVIEW BUILDING A LIBRARY

THE TOP RECOMMENDATION FOR SUPRAPHON RECORDING

30th January On this Saturday’s BBC Radio 3 Record Review Building a Library was on Dvořák's Serenade for Strings in E major.

THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH REVIEW

IN BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE

29th January From 1940 until his death in 1959, having lost both his Czech homeland and his beloved composer-muse Vítězslava Kaprálová who died aged…

MARTINŮ'S CANTATAS IN THE OUTSTANDING INTERPRETATION OF THE PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC CHOIR

HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE AWARD

22nd January Since its publishing, the recording of Martinů’s complete Cantatas from the Czech Highlands created by The Prague Philharmonic Choir under…

MARTINŮ’S MADRIGALS

IN FABULOUS INTERPRETATION OF MARTINŮ VOICES HAVE COME OUT

18th January The new recording created by the Martinů Voices choir under the leadership of Lukáš Vasilek presents a collection of choral works by…

ENSEMBLE BERLIN PRAG

ZELENKA: TRIO SONATAS ZWV 181

18th January On 19 January 2018, Supraphon will release a double album made by the international Ensemble Berlin Prag, featuring six sonatas for two…

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

ARE SETTING OFF FOR THEIR TOUR OF EUROPE AND ASIA

17th January After publishing a new album of Dvořák’s quintets that won critical acclaim, Pavel Haas Quartet are preparing for the second half of the…

MUSICWEB INTERNATIONAL

RECORDINGS OF THE YEAR 2017

16th January MusicWeb International is the largest non-commercial classical music resource on the web. Reviewers of the website has nominated their…

OUTHERE DISTRIBUTION

A NEW DISTRIBUTOR IN BENELUX

12th January Since November 2017, Supraphon has started to co-operate with Outhere Distribution, a new distributor in Benelux.

MOZART PIANO CONCERTOS

ANOTHER SUCCESS OF JAN BARTOŠ'S SUPRAPHON DEBUT

8th January In August 2017 SUPRAPHON released an album containing two Mozart's Piano Concertos recorded by the superb pianist Jan Bartoš and the Czech…

BBC RADIO 3 RECORD REVIEW DISCS OF THE YEAR 2017

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET AMONG THE BEST RECORDINGS

4th January Andrew McGregor is joined in the studio by Natasha Loges, Elin Manahan Thomas and Andrew Mellor to discuss which new releases they have…