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Composer: Suk, Josef (1874-1935)

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Year of birth1874
Year of death1935
NationalityCzech Republic
Period20th century
May 2018
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PragueMacMillan, Robertson, Martinů, Suk, Kabeláč

MacMillan, Robertson, Martinů, Suk, Kabeláč
Jiří Rožeň; Jana Brožková; Czech Chamber Orchestra

LondonCzech Roots: Chloë Hanslip & Danny Driver

Janáček, Suk, Schulhoff
Chloë Hanslip; Danny Driver

OxfordCorona Strings perform Bohemian Rhapsodies at SJE Oxford

Dvořák, Mahler, Suk, Janáček
Corona Strings; Janet Lince

SydneyMozart and the Piano

Suk, Mozart
Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Haveron; Daniel de Borah

ViennaArensky, Proy, Tschaikowsky, Suk

Arensky, Proy, Tchaikovsky, Suk
Alexei Kornienko; Wiener Concertverein; Elena Denisova
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Suk's monumental Asrael Symphony in Cleveland

Sergey Khachatryan © Marco Borggreve
Suk's five-movement "dance of death" gets a rare Cleveland outing under guest conductor Jakub Hrůša after Sergey Khachatryan performed Brahms' Violin Concerto.
***11
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Raising Czech music to celestial Bohemian heights

Jakub Hrůša © V. Krsul
The effervescent conductor took six little-known Czech works into another ether: one in which the footprints are invisible.
*****
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Joshua Bell and friends in Czech chamber music

Joshua Bell © Erik Kabik
Joshua Bell and other musical heavyweights fail to impress in an evening of Czech chamber works well-known and otherwise.
***11
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Stratos Quartett brings youthful, polished vigor to Vienna

Stratos Quartett © Vipin Mayer
Technical proficiency and brilliant clarity prevailed in the Stratos Quartett's recital, without ever feeling staid or over-cautious. 
****1
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Familiar Dvořák, unfamilar Suk from Hrůša and the Philharmonia

Jakub Hrůša © Zbynek Maderyc
The last of the Philharmonia’s “Bohemian Legends” series paired an extremely familiar work – Dvořák’s Cello Concerto – with an extremely unfamiliar one: Josef Suk’s Asrael Symphony. In spite of some uneven orchestral playing, the concert showed off the best points of both works.
***11
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