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20th December 2019

International Tchaikovsky Residencies

Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic presented Tchaikovsky residencies in Prague, Tokyo, Vienna and Paris this autumn following the release of their The Tchaikovsky Project on Decca Classics earlier in the summer. Click below to flick through shots taken in Japan and France:



1st October 2019

The Sunday Times Album of the Week

The Sunday Times picked Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic’s The Tchaikovsky Project boxset from Decca Classics as their Album of the Week describing their joint interpretations of the symphonies and other orchestral works as “for the ages”.

28th January 2019

Tchaikovsky Project boxset

In preparation for the final recordings of The Tchaikovsky Project, Semyon Bychkov conducted Symphony No. 1 and Piano Concerto No. 2 in Prague and Hamburg in January, and will conduct further performances of the First Symphony on tour this month with the Czech Philharmonic aross Germany and in Bruges.

On returning to Prague, Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic record the Second and Third Piano Concertos with Kirill Gerstein live in concert followed by recording sessions in early March of the First and Second Symphonies. The Tchaikovsky Project boxset on Decca Classics is due for release at the end of August this year.

17th December 2018

Semyon Bychkov returns to The Nutcracker

Semyon Bychkov returns to Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker this Christmas conducting the complete ballet music on Tuesday 25 December with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. The performance will be broadcast live on NPO 2 and NPO Radio 4.