Kalabis: Symphonies & Concertos
Supraphon SU 4109-2 (3 CDs)
Kalabis: Violin Concerto No 2, Op 49 (15:15)
Josef Suk, violin; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
To mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of Viktor Kalabis, one of the most distinguished 20th-century Czech composers, Supraphon is releasing this special selection of his symphonies and concertos. Kalabis’s works enjoyed the attention of renowned orchestras, conductors and soloists. This new collection of recordings bears witness to a superlative composer, as well as the dark atmosphere of the time during which his music came to life.