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Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra

Fiona Talkington presents some of the best concerts from around Europe. Tonight we are in the Czech Republic with the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra.

Some of the best recent concerts in Europe come to Radio 3 on a Sunday evening. This week Fiona Talkington presents a concert from Holesov, a town in the centre of the Czech Republic, not far from the birthplace of Bohuslav Martinů. And it is the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic that are performing tonight's programme, together with young conductor Nikol Kraft, who is rapidly gaining a reputation for her interpretations of Czech Symphonic music, and Tchaikovsky Prize-winning cellist Michaela Fukačová.

Smetana: Sarka (Ma Vlast)
Suk: A Fairytale Suite
Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104
Michaela Fukačová (cello)
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra
Nikol Kraft

1 hour, 34 minutes

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    'Sarka' from Ma Vlast

    Orchestra: Filharmonie Bohuslava Martinů Zlín. Conductor: Nikol Kraft.
  • Josef Suk

    Pohadka, a fairy tale suite, Op.16

    Orchestra: Filharmonie Bohuslava Martinů Zlín. Conductor: Nikol Kraft.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Concerto in B minor, Op.10 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Michaela Fukačová. Orchestra: Filharmonie Bohuslava Martinů Zlín. Conductor: Nikol Kraft.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Adagio cantabile from sonata no. 8 in C minor, Op.13

    Ensemble: Azahar Ensemble.
  • John Sheppard

    I give you a new commandment

    Choir: Stile Antico.
    • Media vita & other liturgical works.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.

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