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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 +

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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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^ Re-posted 12 January 2015 (first posted 9 January)
• The Endellion String Quartet will perform Janáček’s String Quartet No.1 “Kreutzer Sonata” at London’s Wigmore Hall on Friday 16 January 2015. The concert, which starts at 7.30pm, also includes works by two other masters of the medium — Haydn’s String Quartet in D, Op.76 No.5 and Schubert’s String Quartet in G, D.887. We understand that some tickets are still available from the hall  > more +
• Endellions will perform the Janáček and Schubert again (+ Beethoven Op.18 No.3) at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge on Wednesday 21 January, 7.30pm  > more +
• “arguably the finest quartet in Britain” – New Grove Dictionary
• “There’s always a feeling when listening to the Endellion Quartet that you’re listening to the Urtext method of quartet playing. Maybe 35 years of playing together has brought a uniformity of thought and instinct to them as a group that allows them to play as a single entity” – Gramophone Magazine

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