Dvořák: Complete Symphonies, Tone Poems, Overtures

Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša - Dvořák: Overtures (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša - Dvořák: Overtures (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:18 minutes | 1.09 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

For a large part, thanks to the effort of Johannes Brahms, who introduced him to his publisher Simrock, Czech composer Antonín Dvořák developed into a composer with an international reputation. Don’t we all know his Slavonic Dances, his Symphonies or his chamber music, such as the Dumky Trio or the American string quartet? This album reveals some of the more hidden treasures of Dvořák’s repertoire, namely his overtures, of which he wrote no less than thirteen.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine - Dvořák: "New World" Symphony (1982)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine - Dvořák: "New World" Symphony (1982)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 148.88 Mb | 41:35 | Scans included
Orchestral | Label: RCA - RCD 14552

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891. The ensemble makes its home at Orchestra Hall in Chicago and plays a summer season at the Ravinia Festival. The music director is Riccardo Muti, who began his tenure in 2010. The CSO is one of five American orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five".
Metamorphosen Berlin - Inspiration: Dvořák - Suk - Herbert (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Metamorphosen Berlin - Inspiration: Dvořák - Suk - Herbert (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 70:40 minutes | 652 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

The debut album of the string ensemble 'Metamorphoses Berlin' under the baton of its leader Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt follows the basic idea of 'inspiration' - in this instance, inspiration as the explicitly mutual, creative interaction between Antonin Dvořák, Josef Suk, and Victor Herbert.
Jerusalem Quartet, Veronika Hagen & Gary Hoffman - Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 & String Sextet, Op. 48 (2018)

Jerusalem Quartet, Veronika Hagen & Gary Hoffman - Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 & String Sextet, Op. 48 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 335 MB
Label: harmonia mundi | Tracks: 08 | Time: 60:53 min

The Jerusalem Quartet explores two aspects of Dvořák’s chamber music: one of the first big successes in the genre of a Bohemian composer who now enjoyed a well-established reputation in Europe (op.48), and one of the masterpieces from the years of American exile which brought him worldwide fame (op.97).
Jerusalem Quartet, Veronika Hagen & Gary Hoffman - Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 & String Sextet, Op. 48 (2018) [24/96]

Jerusalem Quartet, Veronika Hagen & Gary Hoffman - Dvořák: String Quintet, Op. 97 & String Sextet, Op. 48 (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:53 minutes | 1.09 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

The Jerusalem Quartet explores two aspects of Dvořák’s chamber music: one of the first big successes in the genre of a Bohemian composer who now enjoyed a well-established reputation in Europe (op.48), and one of the masterpieces from the years of American exile which brought him worldwide fame (op.97).
Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch - Schumann, Dvořák & Grieg: Piano Trios (2018)

Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch - Schumann, Dvořák & Grieg: Piano Trios (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 270 MB
Label: Nimbus Records | Tracks: 11 | Time: 60:59 min

"Piano trios have often been formed by a threesome of like-minded soloists: the fabled Million Dollar Trio of Heifetz, Rubinstein and Piatigorsky springs to mind. The present ensemble, founded in 2009, belongs decidedly to this illustrious line. The three trios were recorded in Nimbus s hall at Wyastone Leys, a most vivid acoustic that brings the three players straight into one s living room." The Strad
Escher String Quartet - Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12; Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1; Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 (2018)

Escher String Quartet - Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12; Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1; Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 396 MB
Label: BIS | Tracks: 12 | Time: 81:11 min

Full-blooded quartet playing in the grand, classic manner: extrovert and eloquent is how the performances of the Escher String Quartet were described in a review of their recording of Mendelssohns first and fourth quartets in BBC Music Magazine. After completing the three-disc cycle of Mendelssohn quartets and earning further accolades, including a nomination to the 2017 BBC Music Magazine Awards the quartet now returns with a programme which leaves plenty of opportunity for their special brand of playing.
Steven Isserlis, Stephen Hough - Brahms: Cello Sonatas; Dvořák, Suk: Cello Showpieces (2005)

Steven Isserlis, Stephen Hough - Brahms: Cello Sonatas; Dvořák, Suk: Cello Showpieces (2005)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 73:49 | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDA 67529

In 1984 Steven Isserlis made excellent recordings for Hyperion of the Brahms sonatas with Peter Evans; this time he's added some substantial extra items – the two Suk pieces, wonderfully played, are particularly welcome. The new recording is fuller in sound and more realistic; Stephen Hough's commanding playing of Brahms's 'big' piano parts could, one feels, overpower the cello but, thanks to his sensitivity, this never happens.
Luzerner Sinfonieorchester & James Gaffigan - Dvořák: Symphony No. 6. American Suite, Op. 98b (2014) [24/96]

Luzerner Sinfonieorchester & James Gaffigan - Dvořák: Symphony No. 6. American Suite, Op. 98b (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 67:46 minutes | 1.25 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

"The Americans expect great things of me,’ Dvorák wrote in November 1892 to his friend Josef Hlávka, ‘and the main thing, so they say, is to show them the way to the promised land and kingdom of a new and independent art, in short, to create a national music."
Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša - Dvořák: Symphonic Variations & Slavonic Rhapsodies (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Prague Philharmonia, Jakub Hrůša - Dvořák: Symphonic Variations & Slavonic Rhapsodies (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:28 minutes | 1.04 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Already established as a tireless promoter of Czech music, Jakub Hrůša was the inaugural winner in 2015 of the Sir Charles Mackerras Prize for his advocacy of Janáček’s works, going on to receive ecstatic reviews in 2016 for Glyndebourne Opera’s production of The Cunning Little Vixen. One reviewer enthused that Hrůša “clearly has this music in his bones and blood … he asks for (and gets) an urgent, raw and abrasive quality, expressive of nothing less than the life force itself.” (The Telegraph, 13 June 2016).