Václav Neumann

Born 29 October 1920. Died 2 September 1995
Václav Neumann
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1920-10-29
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Václav Neumann

Václav Neumann Biography (Wikipedia)

Václav Neumann (29 September 1920 – 2 September 1995) was a Czech conductor, violinist and viola player.

Neumann was born in Prague, where he studied at the Prague Conservatory with Josef Micka (violin), and Pavel Dědeček and Metod Doležil (conducting). He co-founded the Smetana Quartet, playing 1st violin and then viola, before conducting in Karlovy Vary and Brno. In 1956, he began to conduct at the Komische Oper in Berlin, leaving in 1964 to become conductor of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. He stayed there until 1968, when he became principal conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, a post he held until 1990.

Neumann taught conducting at the Prague Academy for Music, where his students included Oliver von Dohnányi and Vítězslav Podrazil.

Neumann was particularly noted as a champion of Czech music, and made the first studio recording of Leoš Janáček's opera The Excursions of Mr. Brouček in 1962.

Neumann can be seen conducting the Czech Philharmonic in a recording of the Dvořák Cello Concerto with Julian Lloyd Webber. This is featured in the 1988 film Dvorak - In Love? by director Tony Palmer.

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Bedrich Smetana
The Bartered Bride (Overture)
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The Bartered Bride (Overture)
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance Op 72 No 2
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Slavonic Dance Op 72 No 2
Leos Janáček
The Saws (Lachian Dances)
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The Saws (Lachian Dances)
Josef Suk
Symphony No 1 in E major, Op 14 - second movement (Adagio)
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Symphony No 1 in E major, Op 14 - second movement (Adagio)
Julius Fucik
Der alte Brummbär
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Der alte Brummbär
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Rhapsody No 1 in D major, Op 45
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Slavonic Rhapsody No 1 in D major, Op 45
Darius Milhaud
La création du monde
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La création du monde

La création du monde

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Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Bedrich Smetana
March of the Prague Student Legion
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March of the Prague Student Legion
Zdenek Fibich
At Twilight
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At Twilight
Antonín Dvořák
Te Deum
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Te Deum
Julius Fucik
Der alte Brummbär, Op 210
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Der alte Brummbär, Op 210
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46
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Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46
Antonín Dvořák
Husitska Overture
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Husitska Overture
Antonín Dvořák
Psalm 149
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Psalm 149
Julius Fucik
Winterstürme
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Winterstürme
Bedrich Smetana
Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride)
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Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride)
Johann Baptist Vanhal
Missa Solemnis For Satb Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra
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Missa Solemnis For Satb Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra
Julius Fucik
Entry of the Gladiators
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Entry of the Gladiators
Julius Fucik
Florentiner-Marsch
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Florentiner-Marsch
Oskar Nedbal
Valse triste
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Valse triste
Bedrich Smetana
The Bartered bride - opera B.143 vers. definitive in 3 acts
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The Bartered bride - opera B.143 vers. definitive in 3 acts
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance in C minor, Op 46 No 7
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Slavonic Dance in C minor, Op 46 No 7
Antonín Dvořák
Nocturne in B major, Op 40
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Nocturne in B major, Op 40
Julius Fucik
Der alte Brummbar (The Bear with a Sore Head)
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Der alte Brummbar (The Bear with a Sore Head)
Julius Fucik
Winterstürme, Op 184
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Winterstürme, Op 184
Julius Fucik
Ballerinas Waltz
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Ballerinas Waltz

Ballerinas Waltz

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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Antonín Dvořák
The Water Goblin, Op.107
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The Water Goblin, Op.107

The Water Goblin, Op.107

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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Albert Roussel
Bacchus et Ariane: Suite No. 2
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Bacchus et Ariane: Suite No. 2
Olivier Messiaen
Reveil des oiseaux for piano and orchestra
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Reveil des oiseaux for piano and orchestra

Reveil des oiseaux for piano and orchestra

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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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Albert Roussel
Symphony No 3 in G minor, Op 42 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 3 in G minor, Op 42 (3rd mvt)
Pavel Borkovec, Václav Neumann, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra & Miroslav Kefurt
Silentium Turbatum (extract)
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Silentium Turbatum (extract)

Silentium Turbatum (extract)

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Pavel Borkovec
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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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Gustav Mahler
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen: no.3; Ich hab' ein gluhend Messer
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Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen: no.3; Ich hab' ein gluhend Messer
Gustav Mahler
Kindertotenlieder: no.1; Nun will die Sonn so hell aufgeh'n
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Kindertotenlieder: no.1; Nun will die Sonn so hell aufgeh'n
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony no. 4 in D minor Op.13: 3rd movement; Scherzo
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Symphony no. 4 in D minor  Op.13: 3rd movement; Scherzo
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony no. 1 in C minor B.9 (The Bells of Zlonice):1st movement; Allegro
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Symphony no. 1 in C minor  B.9 (The Bells of Zlonice):1st movement; Allegro
Vladimir Ashkenazy
The Seasons: October - Autumn's Song
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The Seasons: October - Autumn's Song
Bedrich Smetana
Ma vlast [My country] - cycle of symphonic poems: Sarka
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Ma vlast [My country] - cycle of symphonic poems: Sarka
Antonín Dvořák
Symphonic Variations, Op 78
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Symphonic Variations, Op 78
František Kmoch
Jarabacek; March
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Jarabacek; March

Jarabacek; March

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Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1969: Prom 48
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-09-09T22:20:13
9
Sep
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 48

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 45
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-09-06T22:20:13
6
Sep
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 45

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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