Collection of CDs to mark legacy of Jiří Bělohlávek


A collection of CDs marking the legacy of the world-renowned Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek will be released by Supraphon in June this year, the Czech record label announced on Thursday. The Music and Artistic Director of the Czech Philharmonic died last year at the age of 71.

Mr. Bělohlávek has also served as Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and has collaborated with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, New York’s Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Opéra National de Paris, and the Vienna State Opera, among others.

The series of CDs, entitled Recollection, will contain a selection of recordings made by Jiří Bělohlávek for Supraphon between the years 1971 and 2016. It will include pieces by Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Leoš Janáček and many others.