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MUSIC FOR PRAGUE

MARKING THE CENTENARY OF KAREL HUSA’S BIRTH

2nd August The album released by Supraphon in collaboration with the Prague Symphony Orchestra to mark the centenary of Karel Husa’s birth (7 august)…

VIVACE SUMMER 2021

CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEW IN SUPRAPHON RECORDINGS

30th July SUPRAPHON classical music bulletin featuring new releases info, artists' interviews, videos etc.

JAKUB HRŮŠA

CELEBRATES HIS 40

23rd July The internationally renowned conductor Jakub Hrůša celebrates his 40th birthday. He has colaborated with Supraphon since 2006 and his…

THE COMPLETE BEETHOVEN'S STRING QUARTETS BY SMETANA QUARTET

REVIEWED BY DAVID HURWITZ

20th July David Hurwitz, the executive editor of ClassicsToday.com, introduced his favourite sets of Beethoven's string quartets. There is a…

CLARINET FACTORY

A NEW VIDEO AND CONCERTS LINED UP

19th July The internationally esteemed ensemble Clarinet Factory are scheduled to give a series of performances, including on 21 August at the Terras…

THE ALBUM SEPTEM DIES BY SCHOLA GREGORIANA PRAGENSIS

RECOMMENDED ON MUSICWEB INTERNATIONAL

16th July The new album made by the internationally renowned Schola Gregoriana Pragensis ensemble together with the clavisimbalist Corina Marti…

THE COMPLETE RECORDING OF BEETHOVEN’S PIANO TRIOS MADE BY THE SUK TRIO

FOR THE FIRST TIME ON CD OUTSIDE JAPAN

15th July The complete album of Ludwig van Beethoven‘s piano trios, to be released by Supraphon on 16 July 2021 on 4 CDs, features the Suk Trio, who…

THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET HAVE A NEW MEMBER

AND ARE SET TO RESUME CONCERT ACTIVITIES

14th July The internationally acclaimed Pavel Haas Quartet have a new member. Since the spring, the viola position has been occupied by Luosha Fang,…

DAVID EBEN

IN THE MIDDLE AGES, PRAGUE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS GOT TOGETHER TO SING EVERY DAY!

28th June The new album made by the internationally renowned Schola Gregoriana Pragensis ensemble under its artistic director David Eben features the…

THE CENTENARY OF KAREL HUSA’S BIRTH

TO BE MARKED BY A NEW PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ALBUM

17th June Karel Husa – a Czech-born composer whose name resonates more on an international scale than in his native country. A Pulitzer Prize and…

5 DIAPASONS FOR THE SMETANA TRIO

AND THEIR ALBUM OF BEETHOVEN'S PIANO TRIOS

15th June The album featuring Beethoven’s Piano Trios performed by the world acclaimed Smetana Trio received a very positive review accompanied by 5…

SCHOLA GREGORIANA PRAGENSIS’S ALBUM SEPTEM DIES

MUSIC PLAYED AT THE PRAGUE UNIVERSITY IN THE MID-15TH CENTURY

4th June The internationally renowned ensemble Schola Gregoriana Pragensis and the Swiss clavisimbalist Corina Marti, conducted by David Eben, have…

KATEŘINA KNĚŽÍKOVÁ

SONGS ARE MY TRUE LOVE!

2nd June Kateřina Kněžíková’s debut Supraphon album contains engrossing songs by Bohuslav Martinů, Henri Duparc, Maurice Ravel and Karol Szymanowski…

TIBURTINA ENSEMBLE’S BARBORA KABÁTKOVÁ

ON THE JISTEBNICE KANCIONÁL

24th May Tiburtina Ensemble’s subtle female voices have made the Jistebnice kancionál, a unique 15th-century handwritten hymnal, resound. A number…

MARTIN TURNOVSKÝ

HAS DIED AT 92

20th May The world renowned Czech conductor Martin Turnovský has died in Vienna at the age of 92.

JANA BOUŠKOVÁ

GREAT MUSIC IS TIMELESS AND HEALS THE SOUL!

19th May Jana Boušková is one of the most globally distinguished harpists of the present day. Her acclaim comes as no surprise – she has garnered…

THE SOPRANO KATEŘINA KNĚŽÍKOVÁ

TO RELEASE HER FIRST SUPRAPHON SOLO ALBUM

17th May The Czech opera singer Kateřina Kněžíková will perform the title role in Leoš Janáček’s Katya Kabanova at the prestigious Glyndebourne…

BEDŘICH SMETANA'S MÁ VLAST

RECOMMENDED RECORDINGS ON BBC RADIO 3 RECORD REVIEW

11th May On Saturday 8th May there was the Smetana's cycle of symphonic poems Má vlast played and reviewed on BBC Radio 3 Record Review. The…

DIAPASON D'OR

FOR IVAN MORAVEC'S PORTRAIT

6th May The Ivan Moravec’s anni­versary collection Portrait featuring the most significant and unique recordings Moravec made between 1962 and 2000…

CRESCENDO MAGAZINE JOKER PATRIMOINE

FOR KAREL BURIAN'S COMPLETE RECORDINGS

3rd May In November 2020, Supraphon released the 3CD album featuring Karel Burian's Complete Recordings 1906–1913. Burian was a celebrated Czech…

JANA BOUŠKOVÁ’S REMARKABLE NEW ALBUM MÁ VLAST

PAYS TRIBUTE TO GREAT CZECH COMPOSERS

26th April Jana Boušková is one of the most globally distinguished harpists of the present day. The only Czech to have won accolades at all the major…

SUPRAPHON CLASSICS PODCAST

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

22nd April Supraphon Classics Podcasts will guide you behind the scenes of our classical music artists' work, from the recording studio through the…

EVA URBANOVÁ

CELEBRATES HER 60TH BIRTHDAY

20th April On 20 April 2021, Eva Urbanová, the Czech soprano and one of the greatest opera stars of the National Theatre in Prague, celebrates her…

THE SOPRANO KATEŘINA KNĚŽÍKOVÁ

TO PORTRAY KATYA KABANOVA IN GLYNDEBOURNE

19th April The Czech opera singer Kateřina Kněžíková will perform the title role in Leoš Janáček’s Katya Kabanova at the prestigious Glyndebourne…

TIBURTINA ENSEMBLE

BREATHE LIFE INTO THE JISTEBNICE KANCIONÁL

16th April The internationally renowned Tiburtina Ensemble of female voices, headed by Barbora Kabátková, have made a recording of the Jistebnice…

DAGMAR PECKOVÁ

CELEBRATES HER 60TH BIRTHDAY

4th April On 4 April 2021, Dagmar Pecková, the world-renowned Czech mezzo-soprano and opera singer, celebrates her 60th birthday.

5 STARS FOR IVAN MORAVEC'S PORTRAIT

IN THE INDEPENDENT

31st March The anniversary collection of 11 CDs and DVD titled Portrait featuring Ivan Moravec's the most significant and unique recordings made…

THE VIOLONCELLO FOUNDATION LISTENERS‘ CHOICE AWARD NOMINATION

FOR THE SMETANA TRIO

9th March The internationally acclaimed Smetana Trio has been nominated for The Violoncello Foundation Listeners‘ Choice Award in New York for their…

5 DIAPASONS FOR DOLEŽAL QUARTET AND MICHAELA HRABÁNKOVÁ

MYSLIVEČEK'S OBOE QUINTETS AND STRING QUARTETS

26th February The album featuring a world premiere recording of Josef Mysliveček’s oboe quintets and string quartets performed by Doležal Quartet and the…

JIŘÍ BĚLOHLÁVEK

WOULD HAVE CELEBRATED 75

24th February On 24 February 2021, the globally renowned Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek would have reached 75 years of age. His life can be briefly…

IVAN MORAVEC'S PORTRAIT

REVIEWED IN GRAMOPHONE AND PIZZICATO

17th February In November 2020, Supraphon released the largest ever anniversary compilation (11 CDs + DVD) of Ivan Moravec's recor­dings. The box-set…

VIVACE WINTER 2021

CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEW IN SUPRAPHON RECORDINGS

26th January Enjoy the SUPRAPHON classical music bulletin featuring new releases info, artists' interviews, videos etc. In this winter issue, you can…

SHOSTAKOVICH'S PIANO TRIO NO. 2 BY SMETANA TRIO

THE BEST RECORDING IN BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE

8th January There is an article about recordings of Shostakovich's Pi­ano Trio No. 2 in the January issue of BBC Music Magazine. The Smetana Trio's…

GLOBAL CLASSICAL MUSIC LEGEND ALFRED BRENDEL

TURNS 90!

5th January On 5 January 2021, Alfred Brendel, the world-renowned Austrian-British pianist, celebrates his 90th birthday. To mark the occasion,…

IVAN MORAVEC'S PORTRAIT

REVIEWED BY DAVID HURWITZ

4th January David Hurwitz, the executive editor of ClassicsToday.com, talked about Ivan Moravec and his anniversary collection titled Portrait in the…