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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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PragueDvořák, Shostakovich, Elgar

Dvořák, Shostakovich, Elgar
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Tomáš Netopil; Alisa Weilerstein

PragueDvořák, Tchaikovsky

Dvořák, Tchaikovsky
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Semyon Bychkov; Gautier Capuçon

PragueHaydn, Bruch, Adès

Haydn, Bruch, Adès
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Thomas Adès; Josef Špaček jr; Christianne Stotijn; Simon Keenlyside

PragueMartinů, Schoenberg

Martinů, Schoenberg
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jakub Hrůša; Dame Mitsuko Uchida

PragueMozart, Chopin, Mendelssohn

Mozart, Chopin, Mendelssohn
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jérémie Rhorer; Alexander Gavrylyuk
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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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