Performer: Jakub Hrůša

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BambergLigeti, Martinů, Schubert

Ligeti, Martinů, Schubert
Bamberger Symphoniker; Jakub Hrůša; Sol Gabetta

BambergChausson, Berlioz, Schubert

Chausson, Berlioz, Schubert
Bamberger Symphoniker; Jakub Hrůša; Betsy Horne; Vesselina Kasarova

Frankfurt am MainLigeti, Martinů, Schubert

Ligeti, Martinů, Schubert
Bamberger Symphoniker; Jakub Hrůša; Sol Gabetta

BonnFinal Concert: Love, death and the sea

Chausson, Ligeti, Berlioz, Schubert
Bamberger Symphoniker; Jakub Hrůša; Betsy Horne; Vesselina Karasova

LeicesterSmetana: Má Vlast

Dvořák, Smetana
Philharmonia Orchestra; Jakub Hrůša; Hilary Hahn
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Raising Czech music to celestial Bohemian heights

The effervescent conductor took six little-known Czech works into another ether: one in which the footprints are invisible.
*****
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Bartók and Shostakovich with power and precision in Melbourne

Pitch-perfect Bartók by Ibragimova and a boldly expansive reading of Shostakovich's Fifth by Hrůša made for an insightful evening's reflection on musical early modernity.
****1
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Authenticity and spark from Jakub Hrůša

A Slavic treat from Jakub Hrůša and the Philharmonia saw an ebullient Dvořák's Eighth Symphony, a German-Hungarian-Czech combo, and Julian Rachlin an admirable last-minute stand-in in Tchaikovsky.
***11
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Reflecting Brahms’ translucency through crystal prisms

The increasingly effulgent conductor filtered Brahms’ tone through a chandelier of variously-shaped orchestral figures.
****1
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Brilliant Bartók from Wang and Hrůša

The program also included Martinů’s undeservedly neglected Parables and restrained, lyrical Brahms.
****1
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