Recordings

The mission of the Czech Philharmonic is not only intensive concert activity at home and abroad, but also the recording of current interpretations of classics and modern works for the present and future generationsFor this reason, it realizes several recording projects each year for Czech and foreign recording labels.

A. Dvořák: Stabat Mater
A. Dvořák: Stabat Mater

Antonín Dvořák's religious cantata Stabat Mater was recorded live at the concerts in March 2016, conducted by the Chief Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek.

Czech Philharmonic – Jiří Bělohlávek
Eri Nakamura, Elisabeth Kulman, Michael Spyres, Jongmin Park / soloists
Pražský filharmonický sbor, Lukáš Vasilek / choirmaster
Recorded at the Rudolfinum in 2016.

  • Release date: 2017
  • Format: CD & digital audio – mp3, flac
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 & Romeo and Juliet
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 & Romeo and Juliet

First part of the extensive Tchaikovsky recording project, in which the orchestra under the baton of Maestro Semyon Bychkov focused on the Romeo and Juliet overture, as well as Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique", one of the most powerful symphonic pieces ever written.

Czech Philharmonic – Semyon Bychkov
Recorded at the Rudolfinum in 2015-16.

  • Release date: 2016
  • Format: CD & digital audio – mp3, flac
Dvořák: Slavonic Dances
A. Dvořák: Slavonic Dances

Antonín Dvořák's orchestral cycle of sixteen songs inspired by the most popular folk Slavic dances recorded live at the concerts in Rudolfinum.

Czech Philharmonic – Jiří Bělohlávek
Recorded at the Rudolfinum in 2014-15

  • Release date: 2016
  • Format: CD & digital audio – mp3, flac
DVD komplet všech symfonií Antonína Dvořáka včetně doprovodného slova Jiřího Bělohlávka a Marka Ebena
A. Dvořák: Symphonies

A box of five DVDs contains live recordings of performances of all nine symphonies by Antonín DvořákThe complete set includes introductory remarks by Jiří Bělohlávek and Marek Eben between the individual movements of each symphony and also the documentary Nine Sketches of Antonín Dvořák by the director Barbara Willis Sweete.

Czech Philharmonic – Jiří Bělohlávek
Recorded 2012-14 at the Rudolfinum

  • Release date: 2016
  • Format: DVD
Bedřich Smetana: Má vlast
B. Smetana: Má vlast (My Country)

Live recording of the opening concert of the 69th annual Prague Spring festivalwhich took place on 12 May 2014. A pivotal work of Czech musical Romanticism in a modern interpretation by the Czech Philharmonic, which is continuing its tradition of many years of recordings of this composition  My Country was the first work of which the Czech Philharmonic made a gramophone recording.

Czech Philharmonic – Jiří Bělohlávek
Tomáš Šimerda / director

  • Release date: 2015
  • Format: DVD
Dvořák, Suk, Janáček: Houslové koncerty, Josef Špaček a Česká filharmonie
A. Dvořák, J. Suk, L. Janáček: Violin Concertos

An album presents contemporary interpretations of three masterpieces. Suk’s Fantasia in G Minor op. 24, Dvořák’s Violin Concerto in A Minor op. 53 and Leoš Janáček’s violin concerto titled “The Wandering of a Little Soul.

Josef Špaček / violin
Czech Philharmonic – Jiří Bělohlávek

  • Release date: 2015
  • Format: CD & digital audio – mp3, flac
Dvořákovský komplet České filharmonie (2014)
DVOŘÁK Complete Symphonies & Concertos

This extensive project was realized from 2010 to 2014. There are live concert recordings of all ofDvořák’s symphonies and his Violin Concerto, and there are studio recordings of his piano and cello concertos.

Czech Philharmonic – Jiří Bělohlávek
Garrick Ohlsson / piano
Alisa Weilerstein / cello
Frank Peter Zimmermann / violin

  • Release date: 2014
  • Format: CD & digital audio – mp3, flac