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In memoriam Jiří Bělohlávek
Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek
Bělohlávek clearly knew that Smetana, far from being a cheap purveyor of catchy melodies and moment-to-moment thrills, was a sure-footed musical architect, and this recording pays the long game…It... — More…
Maria João Pires (piano), Martha Argerich (piano), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Lily Maisky (piano), Sascha Maisky (violin), Lyda Chen (viola), Mischa Maisky (cello), Nicholas Angelich (piano), Polina Leschenko (piano), Ilya Gringolts (violin), Nathan Braude (viola), Torleif Thedéen (cello), Nelson Goerner...
Several of the ensembles could have benefited from more sustained period of rehearsal, yet they still communicate vibrancy and the sheer enjoyment possible when fine musicians get together to... — More…
conducted by Václav Talich Live in 1939
Marie Podvalová (Libuše), Stanislav Muž (Přemysl), Vilém Zítek (Chrudoš), Josef Vojta (Šťáhlav), Jaroslav Veverka (Lutobor), Ota Horáková (Krasava), Marta Krásová (Radmila), Josef Křikava (Radovan), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Talich