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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 +

Dvořák Portrait


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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/ On-line resource: Antonín Dvořák and His Legacy

Lion The Dvořák Society has funded the translation from Czech into English of a website devoted to Antonín Dvořák compiled by Ondřej Šupka, giving an invaluable information source for English-speaking members and the general public

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^ Posted 28 May 2015
Elder and DvorakSir Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra are presenting a festival of Dvořák’s music at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester between 5 and 21 May 2016. Featured works include the Erben-inspired symphonic poem The Golden Spinning Wheel, concert overtures, the final three symphonies and the oratorio Saint Ludmila (this last featuring a newly-commissioned English translation by David Pountney). In all there are seven events  > more +
• also in the Bridgewater Hall: Vassily Sinaisky conducts the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in Mahler’s Symphony No 2 in C minor “Resurrection” on 14 May

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