Guide to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

« The players of the Czech Philharmonic displayed a supreme flexibility that, when combined with their utter musical commitment, produced an ever-present nascent energy »
James ImamBachtrack
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PragueTchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Semyon Bychkov; Jean-Yves Thibaudet

GrafeneggCzech Philharmonic and Truls Mork

Dvořák
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek; Truls Mørk

GrafeneggAntonio Pappano and Diana Damrau

Mozart, Strauss R.
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek; Diana Damrau

BucharestCzech Philharmonic on tour

Enescu, Shostakovich, Dvořák
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek; Valentin Radutiu

BucharestCzech Philharmonic on tour

Brahms, Martinů
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek; Nikolaj Znaider
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In Prague, a rousing revival of an ancient story

The Czech Philharmonic brings The Epic of Gilgamesh to life with audacity and flair.
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A scintillating meeting of Old and New Worlds

American violinist Joshua Bell updates a tradition with class and panache in the Czech Philharmonic's season opener.
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Mattila delivers powerful Kostelnička in Jenůfa

It's not for nothing that Janáček's opera is properly titled Její pastorkyňa (Her Stepdaughter). Karita Mattila's Kostelnička was at the centre of a powerful concert performance of Jenůfa.
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Bělohlávek resurrects Mahler at Symphony Hall

The Czech Philharmonic performing Mahler’s Second Symphony at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall equals great expectation. The composer and symphony have historical links to the orchestra and venue alike. Could Bělohlávek deliver?
****1
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Bohemian flair: Czech Phil at MITO Milan

The Czech Phil's all-Czech programme showed them off in resplendent form.
*****
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