Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra

Biography

The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1929 as Slovakia's first professional symphonic ensemble. The orchestra's first music director was Oskar Nedbal, who died one year after accepting the post. He was succeeded by Frantisek Dyk, who developed the orchestra's reputation through work in symphonic and operetta repertoire. The orchestra has made numerous recordings of nineteenth and twentieth century music, including many compositions Read more by Slovak composers. The group regularly performs in major Eastern European music festivals and has toured Europe and the Far East. Between 1977 and 1990, Ondrej Lenárd led the orchestra and helped establish its worldwide reputation through concerts and recordings. In 2001, Charles Olivieri-Munroe became music director. The SRSO's concerts are still broadcast regularly, and its recordings are found primarily on the Opus, Supraphon, Naxos, Marco Polo, and Arte Nova labels. Read less
Dvorak: Symphony No 2, Legends / Stephen Gunzenhauser
Release Date: 02/15/1994   Label: Naxos  
Catalog: 8550267   Number of Discs: 1
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Biography

The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1929 as Slovakia's first professional symphonic ensemble. The orchestra's first music director was Oskar Nedbal, who died one year after accepting the post. He was succeeded by Frantisek Dyk, who developed the orchestra's reputation through work in symphonic and operetta repertoire. The orchestra has made numerous recordings of nineteenth and twentieth century music, including many compositions Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op.214 (Arr. Fr. Schimak)
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op.214 (Arr. Fr. Schimak)
I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
II. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo
III. Allegro con fuoco
I. Allegro con moto
II. Poco adagio
III. Scherzo: Allegro con brio
IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco
I. Allegro
II. Adagio molto
III. Allegretto
IV. Finale: Allegretto
I. Reveries et passions: Largo - Allegro appassionato e appassionato assai
II. Un bal: Allegro non troppo
III. Scene aux champs: Adagio
IV. Marche au supplice: Allegro non troppo
V. Songe d'un nuit de Sabbat: Larghetto - Allegro


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