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KATEŘINA KNĚŽÍKOVÁ

25th May The soprano Kateřina Kněžíková's debut album Phidylé received the BBC Music Magazine Award in the "Vocal" category. Due to her heavy…

PRESTO MUSIC RECORDING OF THE WEEK

FOR PAVEL HAAS QUARTET, BORIS GILTBURG AND PAVEL NIKL

16th May The brand-new album by the world acclaimed Pavel Haas Quartet, the pianist Boris Giltburg and the violist Pavel Nikl featuring Brahms…

CHOC DE CLASSICA

FOR KAREL ANČERL LIVE RECORDINGS

12th May The unique Karel Ančerl Live Recordings 15-CD box set which represents the fruit of collaboration between Supraphon, Czech Radio and the…

THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

IS RELEASING AN ALBUM OF BRAHMS QUINTETS

5th May Early this year, Britain’s prestigious BBC Music Magazine listed the Pavel Haas Quartet among the ten best string quartets of all time…

LISELOTTE ROKYTA

A LIFE DEDICATED TO THE PAN FLUTE

2nd May The Pan flute, one of mankind’s oldest instruments, is documented in many cultures of antiquity. It is now known in its perfected form…

BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE AWARD

FOR THE SOPRANO KATEŘINA KNĚŽÍKOVÁ’S ALBUM PHIDYLÉ

29th April The soprano Kateřina Kněžíková’s album Phidylé, made with the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava conducted by Robert Jindra, has garnered acclaim…

DVOŘÁK PIANO QUARTET

DISCOVER THE BEAUTY AND SORROW OF THE SOUL IN SCHUMANN’S CHAMBER MUSIC

27th April Robert Schumann’s music has always astonished listeners with its range and profundity. The Dvořák Piano Quartet’s new album spans the…

TOMÁŠ JAMNÍK

ABOUT THE NEW ALBUM TITLED PATHS

25th April Paths – crossing and diverging, those we choose ourselves and those that are predestined and inevitable: through this prism the violinist…

THE DVOŘÁK PIANO QUARTET IS RELEASING A NOTEWORTHY ALBUM

WITH FAMILIAR AND UNFAMILIAR WORKS BY ROBERT SCHUMANN

21st April A new album from the Dvořák Piano Quartet covers the entire range of the works of Robert Schumann, from his beginnings to his highpoint and…

ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS PAN FLUTE PLAYERS LISELOTTE ROKYTA

IS ISSUING THE ALBUM SYRINX

19th April Liselotte Rokyta and pianist Eliška Novotná mostly recorded music by French composers on their new album along with Romanian Dances by Béla…

BELFIATO QUINTET'S ELEMENTS

FROM CZECH MUSIC TO THE GLOBAL 20TH-CENTURY QUINTET REPERTOIRE

6th April The Belfiato Quintet members are known for sharing identical views, zest and enthusiasm for the music they perform. This year the ensemble…

THE VIOLINIST JOSEF ŠPAČEK AND THE CELLIST TOMÁŠ JAMNÍK

EXPLORE PLACES REFLECTED IN MUSIC BY FOUR 20TH-CENTURY CZECH COMPOSERS

4th April Paths – crossing and diverging, those we choose ourselves and those that are predestined and inevitable: through this prism the violinist…

BELFIATO QUINTET’S NEW ALBUM TITLED ELEMENTS

FEATURES GLOBAL 20TH-CENTURY QUINTET REPERTOIRE

17th March The compositions featured on their new album, titled Elements, are staples of the Belfiato Quintet’s modern repertoire and are, above…

COLLEGIUM MARIANUM’S NEW ALBUM CACHUA SERRANITA

CONNECTS THE OLD AND NEW WORLDS

7th March Since their formation 25 years ago, Collegium Marianum have performed 17th- and 18th–century music, primarily that of Czech and other…

MUSICWEB INTERNATIONAL RECORDINGS OF THE YEAR 2021

SEPTEM DIES BY SCHOLA GREGORIANA PRAGENSIS

4th March The album made by the Schola Gregoriana Pragensis and the clavisimbalist Corina Marti titled Septem dies, which was released in June 2021,…

5 DIAPASONS FOR DOMINIK WOLLENWEBER

AND HIS ALBUM THE ART OF ENGLISH HORN

3rd March The first solo album by Dominik Wollenweber, a member of the Berliner Philharmoniker, titled The Art of English Horn, which was released in…

THE CZECH PHILHARMONIC’S PETR KADLEC

ON KAREL ANČERL

28th February The unique Karel Ančerl Live Recordings compilation certainly deserves to be referred to as a major cultural event. The fruit of…

THE CZECH ENSEMBLE BAROQUE'S NEW ALBUM

REVIEWED IN DIAPASON AND CLASSICA

24th February The Czech Ensemble Baroque's new album featuring works by František Ignác Antonín Tůma, one of the Czech composers who considerably…

COLLEGIUM MARIANUM

TO RELEASE THE REVELATORY ALBUM CACHUA SERRANITA

21st February Collegium Marianum, a renowned ensemble this year celebrating the 25th anniversary of their formation, have focused on performing 17th- and…

KAREL ANČERL - LIVE RECORDINGS

AN INTERVIEW FOR CRESCENDO MAGAZINE

17th February Supraphon classical music chiefproducer Matouš Vlčinský made an interview for Crescendo magazine about the new compilation titled Karel…

VIVACE WINTER 2022

CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEW IN SUPRAPHON RECORDINGS

10th February SUPRAPHON classical music bulletin featuring new releases info, artists' interviews, videos, podcasts etc.

THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

TO RELEASE A NEW ALBUM AND TO TOUR EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA

1st February After almost two years afflicted by the pandemic, it would seem that culture has been slowly coming back to life. That at least applies to…

GRAMOPHONE EDITOR'S CHOICE

FOR THE MANY LOVES OF ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK

27th January On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of Antonín Dvořák’s birth in September 2021, Supraphon released the special triple album The Many…

KAREL ANČERL

A UNIQUE 15-CD SET OF LIVE RECORDINGS

25th January Karel Ančerl was one of the most distinguished conductors in post-war Europe. A survivor of Nazi concentration camps, as well as the openly…

BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE AWARD NOMINATION

FOR THE ALBUM PHIDYLÉ MADE BY KATEŘINA KNĚŽÍKOVÁ WITH THE JANÁČEK PHILHARMONIC OSTRAVA

20th January The album titled Phidylé, made by the soprano Kateřina Kněžíková and the Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava under the baton of Robert Jindra, …

THE HARPSICHORDIST ZUZANA RŮŽIČKOVÁ

WOULD CELEBRATE 95TH BIRTHDAY

14th January The Czech harpsichordist and the wife of the Czech composer Viktor Kalabis Zuzana Růžičková would celebrate her 95th birthday today.

SUPRAPHON CLASSICS PODCAST

DOMINIK WOLLENWEBER

5th January Supraphon Classics Podcasts will guide you behind the scenes of our classical music artists' work, from the recording studio through the…

5 DIAPASONS FOR IVO KAHÁNEK

AND HIS ALBUM OF THE DVOŘÁK'S COMPLETE PIANO WORKS

3rd January The album of Dvořák's Complete Piano Works performed by Ivo Kahánek, released in September 2021 to mark the 180th anniversary of Dvořák's…

FRANTIŠEK XAVER BRIXI

290TH ANNIVERSARY OF BIRTH

3rd January František Xaver Brixi (January 2, 1732 – October 14, 1771) was one of the most important Czech composers in the 18th century. He was the…