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Fiala: Czech Christmas Mass / Czech Philharmonic Choir, Jitro Children's Choir, St. Augustine Girls Choir


Release Date: 06/09/2017 
Label:  Arco Diva   Catalog #: 175  
Composer:  Petr Fiala
Performer:  Hana ŠkarkováMarie VrbováMartin JakubícekMartin Javorsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Petr FialaJirí Skopal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Czech Philharmonic ChoirJitro Children's ChoirBrno St. Augustine Girls Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release from ArcoDiva features the music of Czech composer Petr Fiala. Born in 1943 to a family with thirteen children, the composer, choirmaster and musician began his musical studies in 1960. From then until 1966 he studied piano, composition, and conducting at the Conservatoire in Brno. Afterward, he continued to study composition at the Janacek Academy of Performin Arts under Jan Kapr. Since 1971 he has worked as a professor of music theory, composition and conducting at the Brno Conservatory. He has written approximately 180 pieces, including a number of vocal and instrumental cycles for children and teenagers, a number of solo pieces for the piano, accordion, guitar, violin, cello, trumpet, and trombone, five string quartets, Read more numerous chamber works, organ concertos, and a number of choral cycles, song cycles, oratorios and cantatas. This album features The Czech Christmas Mass, The Marian Mass, and Maria, Mystical Rose. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Czech Christmas Mass by Petr Fiala
Performer:  Hana Škarková (Soprano), Marie Vrbová (Alto), Martin Jakubícek (Organ),
Martin Javorsky (Tenor), Vítězslav Šlahař (Baritone)
Conductor:  Petr Fiala
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno Czech Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Czech Republic 
2.
Marian Mass by Petr Fiala
Performer:  Lucie Strejcová (Mezzo Soprano), Frantisek Vanicek (Organ), Magdalena Řezáčová (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jirí Skopal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jitro Children's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Czech Republic 
3.
Maria, Mystical Rose by Petr Fiala
Performer:  Klára Hegnerová (Viola), Magdalena Graffová (Violin), Kateřina Pilerová (Flute),
Bohuslava Jelínková (Mezzo Soprano), Marie Vrbová (Alto), Hana Škarková (Soprano)
Conductor:  Petr Fiala
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brno St. Augustine Girls Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Czech Republic 

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