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Work: Praga, symphonic poem, Op.26

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ComposerSuk, Josef (1874-1935)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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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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Jakub Hrůša conducts the Philharmonia in Czech masterworks

As part of the short series of concerts curated by Jakub Hrůša, Bohemian Legends,focusing on Czech music from its golden era 1850 – 1950 and featuring three of its greatest masters (Dvořák, Janáček and Suk), the Philharmonia treated us to a collection of almost excessively rousing works.
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