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PAVEL ŠPORCL ON BACH

GENERIC INTERVIEW

11th December The violinist Pavel Šporcl is today a mature artist at the peak of his creative powers. Among his contemporaries, at least those in the…

KATEŘINA ENGLICHOVÁ

20th CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSIC HAS A LOT TO OFFER

11th December Courage – one of the loveliest characteristics of the noteworthy harpist Kateřina Englichová. Her quest led her to the composers of the…

Supraphon Musicpoint

3rd December Supraphon Musicpoint – a bricks-and-mortar store, selling CDs, vinyl records and DVDs released by Supraphon and other labels, located at…

KATEŘINA ENGLICHOVÁ DISCOVERS THE BEAUTY OF MODERN CZECH AND GLOBAL MUSIC

RELEASED DATE: 16TH OCT

20th October The new album (SU 4185–2) made by the renowned Czech harpist Kateřina Englichová primarily features works by 20th- and 21st-century Czech…

VILÉM VEVERKA RELEASES AN ALBUM OF BAROQUE OBOE CONCERTOS

RELEASED DATE: 18TH SEPT

6th September The CD (SU 4188–2) also features superlative internationally renowned artists:

MUSICA BOHEMICA TO RELEASE ANNIVERSARY ALBUM 'BALLADS AND LEGENDS'

AN INTERVIEW WITH JAROSLAV KRČEK

3rd September “I am the founder of Musica Bohemica, an ensemble I have headed for some four decades. And other activities of mine, especially in the…

GRAMOPHONE AWARDS 2015

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET RECEIVED THEIR FOURTH CLASSICAL MUSIC OSCAR!

28th August On 27 August 2015, the British music monthly announced the winners of the Gramophone Awards 2015. The Pavel Haas Quartet’s Supraphon album…

JANÁČEK SONGS’ BEWITCHING POWER

GENERIC INTERVIEW

26th August The soprano Martina Janková, the baritone Tomáš Král and the pianist Ivo Kahánek talk about inspirations and the coming into being of their…

IVAN MORAVEC DIED

POET OF THE PIANO IVAN MORAVEC DIED AT 84

3rd August The famous Czech pianist Ivan Moravec died on Monday 27 th July 2015 in Prague. Living to be 84 years old, he became the only Czech among…

BENDAS MUSIC IS A SOURCE OF CONTAGIOUS JOY

Says harpsichordist Edita Keglerová

9th June Jiří Antonín Benda spent his halcyon years at King Friedrich II’s orchestra in Berlin and serving as court Kapellmeister in Gotha, yet his…

JOSEF ŠPAČEK - RECORDING WITH MY NATIVE ORCHESTRA WAS AMAZING

Generic Interview

28th May The renowned violinist Josef Špaček has recorded with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra a live album for Supraphon (SU 4182–2) featuring…

DAGMAR PECKOVÁ TALKS ABOUT SINFUL WOMEN

Generic Interview

16th April Dagmar Pecková knows what makes sinful women tick. On her singular new album, titled Sinful Women (SU 4181–2), which will soon be released,…

JOSEF ŠPAČEK TO RELEASE A NEW ALBUM OF PIVOTAL CZECH VIOLIN CONCERTOS!

Released date: 17th April 2015

14th April The renowned violinist Josef Špaček has recorded with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra a live album for Supraphon (SU 4182–2) featuring…

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET: THE VEHEMENT PERSONAL STATEMENT OF SMETANA’S STRING QUARTETS

Generic Interview

8th April The Pavel Haas Quartet (Veronika Jarůšková – violin, Marek Zwiebel – violin, Pavel Nikl – viola, Peter Jarůšek – cello) have announced…

DAGMAR PECKOVÁ'S SINFUL WOMEN

Dagmar Pecková's remarkable new project is titled Sinful Women and will be released by Supraphon on 17 April 2015.

12th March Her new album features arias of such fateful heroines as Mary Magdalene, Herodias, Dalila, Medea, Elektra and Salome. The new CD will be…

MARTINŮ QUARTET

SERGEY TANEYEV/ The Complete Quintets

18th February A fascinating new CD (SU 4176–2) is coming from the Martinů Quartet, who have recorded all the quintets of the Russian composer, pianist…

CZECH ENSEMBLE BAROQUE DISCOVER F. X. RICHTER'S MUSIC

The founder and chief conductor of Czech Ensemble Baroque, Roman Válek, talks to us about their new album

18th February The new CD you have recorded for Supraphon features music by a single composer, Franz Xaver Richter. Can you tell us more about him?

PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

NEW ALBUM IN APRIL

13th February Pavel Haas Quartet is recording a new album and settin off on a concert tour in Europe, Australia and South Korea

RELEASE PLANS FOR 2015

SUPRAPHON REVEALS THIS YEAR'S PLANS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC!

3rd February Supraphon's clas­sical music publishing plan has already been carefully prepared a year in advance. This is a requirement not just of the…