Browse: Gramophone Awards, Martinů (composer)
Return to Gramophone Awards.
Magdalena Kožená (Juliette), Steve Davislim (Michel), Frédéric Goncalves, Michéle Lagrange & Nicolas Testé
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
…the ardour of the exchanges are superbly captured by Mackerras and his instrumentalists. Magdalena Kožená is magnificent as the volatile Julietta and is excellently matched by Steve Davislim's... — More…
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo-soprano), Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Michael Freimuth (lute and guitar) & Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Beautifully recorded and accompanied, this is not just a showpiece for an exceptional voice, but a fascinating conspectus of Czech song, with a Moravian twist. — More…
Maxim Rysanov (viola), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin), Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin, Katya Apekisheva (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Bělohlávek
Rysanov, the tone of his 1780 Guadagnini viola a miraculous combination of dark vigour with the translucency of a viola d'amore, has the most idiomatic partner in Jiri Belohlavek conducting the... — More…
Sir James Galway (flute)
Please note: This set weighs around 4kg, so we need to charge extra postage for delivery outside of the UK. Please contact us for further details.
Elisabeth Söderström (soprano), Drahomira Drobkova (contralto), Frantisek Livora (tenor), Richard Novak (bass), Jan Hora (organ), Kvetoslava Nemeckova (soprano), Leo Marian Vodicka (tenor), Vaclav Zitek (baritone), Josef Ruzicka (piano), Jan Bouse (timpani), Eva Urbanova (soprano), Bernarda Fink (contralto),...
Even the recording acoustic is warm, enough sometimes to curl the music’s edges and smudge away little details. But Mackerras’s handling of this repertoire is so fresh, so responsive to the folk-music... — More…