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27th February 2023

Mahler’s Second Symphony on Pentatone

Today PENTATONE announced that Mahler’s Resurrection, the third disc in the Czech Philharmonic’s Mahler Cycle will be released on Good Friday, Friday 7 April. Conducted by Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Czech Philharmonic, Semyon Bychkov, the recording features soloists Christiane Karg and Elisabeth Kulman, as well as the...

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15th February 2023

Czech TV interview on Ukraine

Reflecting back on almost a year now since Russia first invaded Ukraine, Czech TV’s London correspondent caught up with Semyon Bychkov to hear his thoughts:

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3rd January 2023

New Year in London

Semyon Bychkov returns to the UK in the New Year for a long stint in London. Starting at the end of January, Bychkov will return to the Royal Academy of Music to coach the students in Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 culminating in a lunch-time concert on 27 January. The concert will...

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13th December 2022

Classical Album of the Year

“My record of the year is the Czech Philharmonic and its Music Director Semyon Bychkov’s Mahler Symphony No. 5, for an orchestral sound so sumptuous that you could eat it for Christmas dinner. Continuing their cycle of Mahler symphonies, they achieve a fine balance in this visionary work, a musical...

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