Antonín Dvořák

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Dvořák: where to start with his music
The Czech composer found inspiration in the New Worlds of the US, and his music has been to the moon, but it was in his native Bohemia that his heart lay.

Rian Evans

11, Nov, 2020 @12:04 PM

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Västerås Sinfonietta/Crawford-Phillips review – a force of nature
The Swedish orchestra may lack polish but their warm personality shone through in this programme of Mendelssohn, Dvořák, Brahms and Mozart

Rian Evans

18, Feb, 2020 @2:41 PM

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Schiff/Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer review – no finer Beethoven playing
Beethoven’s 250th anniversary celebrations began with two perfectly articulated concertos offering exciting new insights

Andrew Clements

01, Dec, 2019 @1:41 PM

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Dvořák: Quintets Op 81 & 97 CD review – a breathtaking excursion
Pavel Haas Quartet, Boris Giltburg (piano), Pavel Nikl (viola) (Supraphon)

Stephen Pritchard

15, Oct, 2017 @6:15 AM

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Dvořák/Suk: Piano Quartets CD review – earthy themes of big-hearted beauty

Kate Molleson

20, Jul, 2017 @5:30 PM

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On my radar: Sarah Perry’s cultural highlights
The author on the painful recollections of Tim Winton, bonding with a town’s memory of Dylan Thomas and one of the best 30 minutes of TV she’s ever seen

Interview by Kathryn Bromwich

28, May, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Dvořák: The Spectre’s Bride CD review – choral music takes a wild nocturnal ride

Andrew Clements

30, Mar, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Dvorák: Piano Trios Op 65 & 90 CD review – bursting with energy
Trio Wanderer
(Harmonia Mundi)

Fiona Maddocks

29, Jan, 2017 @7:25 AM

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Simple pleasures? – in praise of Dvořák's music
Sometimes dismissed for having little to offer intellectually, the Czech composer’s populism, heart and imagination will instead be celebrated by Mark Elder and the Hallé in this month’s Dvořák festival

Antony Bateman

05, May, 2016 @11:37 AM

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Rusalka review – Scottish Opera leave fairytale cruelty to lurk below the surface
With Anne Sophie Duprels as the titular water nymph, backed distinctively by Peter Wedd and Willard White, this stylish production of Dvořák’s dark opera avoids the excesses of some interpretations

Kate Molleson

10, Apr, 2016 @11:10 AM

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Schulhoff, Dvorák: Česko CD review –an exhilarating Bohemian double bill
The work of Dvorák’s one-time pupil Erwin Schulhoff features on this fine disc from the Ragazzes

Fiona Maddocks

06, Jun, 2015 @11:05 PM

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CBSO/Nelsons review – a dazzling five-star Dvořák
Andris Nelsons handled the vast canvas of the Piano Concerto magnificently, while Stephen Hough made light work of the challenging central part, writes Andrew Clements

Andrew Clements

19, Mar, 2015 @12:55 PM

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