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Composer: Janáček, Leoš (1854-1928)

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Year of birth1854
Year of death1928
NationalitySlovakia
Period20th century
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MadridOrquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid

Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid
Fernández, Hindemith, Burgos, Janáček
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid; Marco Antonio García de Paz; Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid; Víctor Pablo Pérez

New York CityNicolas Altstaedt & Fazil Say

© Marco Borggreve
Debussy, Say, Janáček, Shostakovich
Nicolas Altstaedt; Fazıl Say

LondonAlternate Time Flows – Dame Evelyn Glennie & O/Modernt Quartet

© Jim Callaghan
Másson, Purcell, Janáček, Beethoven, Golijov, Tenney, Schnelzer
Dame Evelyn Glennie; O/Modernt Quartet

New York CityElias String Quartet

© Benjamin Ealovenga
Schubert, Janáček, Beethoven
Elias String Quartet; Sara Bitlloch; Donald Grant; Martin Saving

ParisDvořák, Nouveau monde

Janáček, Aho, Dvořák
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France; Marzena Diakun; Martin Grubinger
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Hrůša on the verge of greatness?

Jakub Hrůša © V Krsul
How do you prepare a new production at a major opera house, then stroll across the Thames to lead a fine and distinctive Mahler Five? 
****1
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Symphonic grandeur and two curious farewells from Elder and LSO

Sir Mark Elder © Benjamin Ealovega
A stirring account of Elgar’s First Symphony from Sir Mark Elder and the LSO, with a rare outing given to Janáček’s last orchestral work and Francesco Piemontesi polished in Bartók.
****1
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A magical moment with Hilary Hahn

Hilary Hahn © Michael Patrick O'Leary
The Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich recently nestled a performance by the gifted American violinist Hilary Hahn into its programme of works by Janáček, Prokofiev and Dvořák.
****1
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Elegiac introspection from Isabelle Faust

Isabelle Faust © Molina Visuals
A great programme of varied but accessible 20th-century music excites in spite of its imperfections; Faust gives a beautiful, introspective reading of the second Berg concerto.
***11
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Unpolished gems: Saint-Saëns, Smetana and more

Louis Lortie © Elias
BBC Philharmonic and Edward Gardner tackle Janáček’s Sinfonietta in a well-crafted programme of French and Czech music.
***11
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