The Jan Bartoš's new album featuring Janáček's Piano Works,
which was released in June, has been selected as one of the MusicWeb
International Recordings of the Year 2019.
The 128 selections have come from 27 members of the team and 65 different
labels, the choices reflecting the great diversity of music and sources.
Reviewers are not restricted to discs they had reviewed, but the choices must
have been reviewed on MWI in the last 12 months (December 2018 –
„Czech pianist Jan Bartoš performs the bulk of Janáček’s rather
slim output for solo piano in highly idiomatic accounts. With his beautifully
pellucid and warm piano tone, Bartoš’s interpretations can easily stand
comparison with those of the authoritative Rudolf Firkušný.“