Artists

Jiří Bělohlávek / conductor

Renowned Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek was appointed Music Director and Artistic Director of the Czech Philharmonic in 2012, following on from his successful tenure as Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, of which he is now a Conductor Laureate. He was Chief Conductor of the Prague Symphony Orchestra (1977–89), Music Director of the Prague Philharmonia (1994–2004), was appointed President of the Prague Spring Festival in 2006. In 2013 he took on the role of Principal Guest Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. In opera, he has collaborated with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, New York’s Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Opéra National de Paris, the Teatro Real, Madrid, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and the National Theatre in Prague, and in recent seasons he has conducted new productions of Rusalka for the Vienna State Opera and The Queen of Spades for Zurich Opera.
Under his leadership the Czech Philharmonic has toured Europe and Asia, and will be heard in the coming seasons in Vienna for a residencies at the Musikverein and on tour in the music capitals of Europe from Budapest to Paris and London, across the USA, including at Carnegie Hall, New York and the major cities of Asia, from Tokyo and Seoul to Taipei and Beijig.
In addition to his ongoing Prague seasons and touring engagements with the Czech Philharmonic, he continues to perform as a guest conductor with the world’s major orchestras, with highlights including appearances with the Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra (including at the London Proms), Pittsburgh Symphony, Washington National Symphony, and Deutsches Symphony Berlin, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Jiří Bělohlávek has recorded extensively, with recent projects with the Czech Philharmonic including the complete symphonies and concertos of Dvořák.
In 2012 he was awarded an honorary CBE for his services to British music.

Discography

Prague Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 7120-9
Various Artists
SU 4250-2
Jan Bartoš, Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 4234-2
Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 4233-2
Various Artists
SU 4187-2
Josef Špaček, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 4182-2
Dagmar Pecková
SU 4171-2
Various Artists
SU 4123-2
Various Artists
SU 4109-2
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 4095-2
Various Artists
SU 4058-2
Various Artists
SU 4025-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 4007-2
Jan Simon, Prague Philharmonia, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 4001-2
Various Artists
SU 3965-2
Ivan Ženatý, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3961-2
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3956-2
Eva Urbanová
SU 3935-2
Jan Pěruška, Prague Philharmonia, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3929-2
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, František Jílek
SU 3925-2
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3918-2
Various Artists
SU 3892-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
SU 3891-2
Prague Philharmonia, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3876-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3868-2
Ivan Moravec, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3865-2
Martin Kasík, Jiří Bárta
SU 3774-2
Prague Philharmonia, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3765-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3743-2
Various Artists
SU 3735-2
Ivan Moravec, Prague Philharmonia, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3714-2
The Prague Philharmonia
SU 3713-2
Pavel Šporcl, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
SU 3709-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3639-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3631-2
The Prague Philharmonia/Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3554-2
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3436-2
Jana Tetourová, The Prague Philharmonia/Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3372-2
soloists,Prague Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3311-2
Prague Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3303-2
Prague Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3166-2
Mirka Pokorná, Jiří Bělohlávek, Vladimír Válek etc.
SU 3107-2
Prague Philharmony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 3091-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 1986-2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
SU 0198-2
Various Artists
SU 0185-2
Dagmar Pecková
11 2217-2
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
11 1802-2
Emil Leichner, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
11 1313-2