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A society for all aspects of Czech and Slovak classical music

The Dvořák Society for Czech and Slovak Music is devoted to the musical arts of all Czech and Slovak composers and performers, past and present. The Dvořák Society aims to encourage performances and promote interest in this respect. It publish articles and information about all aspects of Czech and Slovak classical musical life and holds lectures: and it gives direct financial and other support to worthy causes. > more +

Dvořák Portrait

Dvořák

Bohuslav Martinů, composerJiří BělohlávekLeoš Janáček, composer
Vítězslava Kaprálová, composer, conductorLudmila Peterková, clarinettistPetr Eben, composer, organist, pianist
Erwin Schulhoff, composer, pianistGabriela Beňačková-ČápováBedřich Smetana, composer

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^ Posted 10 May 2015
MAHLER 10 OPENS NEW BBC SCOTTISH SEASON
Donald RunniclesThe 2015/16 season of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra will open in Glasgow on 24 September, when the main work will be Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No 10 in F sharp (in the performing version by Deryck Cooke). Donald Runnicles, the orchestra’s Chief Conductor, will conduct the concert, which will begin with Glazunov’s A minor Violin Concerto (soloist James Ehnes). Aberdeen and Edinburgh audiences can hear the same programme on 24 and 27 September respectively  > more +
• Donald Runnicles also holds the post of General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where he will conduct Janáček’s The Makropulos Case (Věc Makropulos) in 2016  > more +

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/ On-line resource: Antonín Dvořák and His Legacy

The Dvořák Society has funded the translation from Czech into English of a website devoted to Antonín Dvořák compiled by Ondřej Šupka, giving an invaluable information source for English-speaking members and the general public
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