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Leos Janacek

  • On WCRB In Concert, pipa player Wu Man offers traditional and contemporary pieces performed on the storied Chinese instrument, and the Parker Quartet plays chamber works through the centuries by Bach, Webern, Kurtag, and Janáček's "Intimate Letters" String Quartet, all performed at GBH's Fraser Performance Studio.
  • The Czech conductor returns to Symphony Hall to lead the BSO in a celebration of Czech music through Janáček’s "Jealousy" and Dvorák’s Symphony No. 6, juxtaposed with Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring the BSO debut of Lukáš Vondráček.
  • Pianist Emanuel Ax anchors a celebration of Czech composers, including Dvorák, Janácek, and Kaprálová, with Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos, and Antoine Tamsetit, at Tanglewood.
  • In an encore broadcast, Juanjo Mena conducts Mendelssohn's gracefully lyrical Violin Concerto with soloist Julian Rachlin and the hyper-charged brass fanfares of Janáček's Sinfonietta.