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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 »
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PragueMozart

Mozart
Kateřina Javůrková; Susanna Mälkki; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

PragueOpening concert

© Tomáš Netopil © Marco Borggreve
Smetana: Má Vlast (My Country)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Tomáš Netopil

PragueCzech Philharmonic & Tomáš Netopil

© Czech Philharmonic © Petra Hajská
Smetana: Má Vlast (My Country)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Tomáš Netopil

PragueHavelka, Sibelius

Havelka, Sibelius, Bernstein
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jakub Hrůša; Janine Jansen; Martin Kasík

PragueFinal Concert in the Season

Brahms, Dvořák
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Semyon Bychkov; Kirill Gerstein
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National pride without sentimentality

Tomáš Netopil © Marco Borggreve
Tomáš Netopil directs ideal, ‘non-dairy’ performances of Mozart and Dvořák.
****1
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Truls Mørk and the Czech Philharmonic in Zurich

Truls Mørk © Johs Boe
On its current concert tour in Switzerland, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra treated audiences to a programme of works by two of its homeland's most illustrious composers.
***11
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Season opener heralds a new era for the Czech Philharmonic

Jakub Hrůša © Petra Hajska
Bereft of its guiding light, the orchestra shows resiliency and promise with a familiar face at the podium.
****1
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Diana Damrau almost dazzles at the Grafenegg Festival

Diana Damrau © Jürgen Frank
Diana Damrau performs Mozart and Strauss at the Grafenegg Festival, located about an hour’s drive from Vienna.
***11
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In Prague, a rousing revival of an ancient story

The Epic of Gilgamesh © Petra Hajská
The Czech Philharmonic brings The Epic of Gilgamesh to life with audacity and flair.
****1
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