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“My Dear Czech Nation Shall Not Perish:” Lost Recording of a Czech Opera In the Throes of World War II

This year, Supraphon released a long-lost recording from a performance of Smetana’s Libuše, an opera which tells the mythical story of a Bohemian clairvoyant queen, written to be performed during

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Czech Television Shooting Biopic of Composer Bohuslav Martinů

In celebration of the 130th anniversary of the birth of composer Bohuslav Martinů on December 8th this year, the Czech Television is shooting a biopic about his life. The show

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Another Wave of Coronavirus Restrictions in the Czech Republic Means Two Weeks of No Singing

Starting today (October 5th, 2020) the Czech government has instated renewed precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus. These new restrictions greatly inhibit live performing for the next two

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Interview Plus: Gil Shaham – the violinist who keeps changing

The star American violinist Gil Shaham performed at the Dvořák Prague Festival on 10 September. During his visit he gave us an exclusive video interview, presented by conductor Jan Bubák.

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Juras Filas, notable Czecho-slovak composer dies of coronavirus

Juraj Filas, a truly remarkable traditionalist Slovak composer active in the Czech Republic has passed away. His funeral will be held in St. Vitus cathedral by His Eminence Cardinal Dominik

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New Concert Master of the Czech Philharmonic

In September, the current concert master of the Prague Philharmonia (PKF), Jan Fišer, will take his place next to Jan Mráček and Jiří Vodička as concert master of the Czech

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