The latest album of Martinů’s compositions by one of the Czech Republic’s leading chamber ensembles, the Smetana Trio, has received nomination for a prestigious BBC Music Magazine Award. The album, featuring the complete piano trios by Bohuslav Martinů, was released on the Supraphon label last year and has already been chosen as the magazine’s Disc of the Month in June 2016. Smetana Trio was founded back in 1936 and currently comprises pianist Jitka Čechová, violinist Jiří Vodička and cellist Jan Páleníček.
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