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Dvořák, Kabeláč and Shostakovich

Jakub Hrusa conducts the Philharmonia in music by Dvorak, Kabelac and Shostakovich.

Recorded at the Royal festival Hall, London on 22 November.

Presented by Martin Handley

Jakub Hrůša conducts the Philharmonia in music by Dvořák, Kabeláč and Shostakovich.

Kabeláč: The Mystery of Time

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2

8.15: Interval

Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Op.46

Simon Trpčeski piano
Jakub Hrůša conductor

Jakub Hrůša conducts music by two of his Czech fellow-countrymen, alongside Shostakovich’s ever-popular Second Piano Concerto.

Before Dvořàk’s ebullient first set of Slavonic Dances, the work that set him on the road to international success, Jakub Hrůša introduces the music of a less familiar compatriot, Miloslav Kabeláč. Acknowledged as a worthy 20th century successor of Dvořàk, Kabeláč was silenced by the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.
The Mystery of Time distils into 25 minutes a musical vision stretching ‘from the infinite past to the infinite future’. Ethereal sounds emerge tentatively out of nothing, repeated motifs build up layers in a slow, inexorable crescendo, and then subside back into silence.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Miloslav Kabeláč

    The Mystery of Time

    Conductor: Jakub Hrůša. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No 2

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Conductor: Jakub Hrůša. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Performer: Zsolt‐Tihamér Visontay. Performer: Timothy Walden.
  • Miloslav Kabeláč

    Eight Inventions for percussion instruments, Op 45 (Nos 1, 2, 6)

    Conductor: Vladimir Vlasak. Ensemble: The Prague Percussion Instruments Ensemble.
    • Kabelac: Percussion Works.
    • Panton.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dances, Op 46

    Conductor: Jakub Hrůša. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quintet in D major, K 593

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart: String Quintets; Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1-4.
  • Henri Duparc

    Extase

    Performer: Christine Rice. Performer: Roger Vignoles.

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