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Kapralova dedicated radio documentaries and programs (cont.)

Depozitar Hudebni galerie. (Music Gallery Depository.) Music by Kapral, Martinu and Kapralova. The radio program features Kapralova's Military Sinfonietta performed by Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno cond. by Otakar Trhlik (rec. 25.2.1960). Script: Jan Hlavac. Producer: CRo-Bo. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on November 30, 2008. © 2008 CRo.

Partitury z Brna (Scores from Brno). The radio program recorded by CRo-Bo features Kapralova's Prélude de Noël performed by Bohuslav Martinu Chamber Orchestra cond. by Petr Vronsky. Script: Jan Hlavac. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on December 24, 2008. © 2008 CRo3.

Martinu and Friends. Episode 3. Featuring Kapralova's String Quartet, op. 8, performed by Skampa Quartet. Recorded live in October 2008 at the Belfast Festival at Queen's. Broadcast during the BBC3 program LUNCHTIME CONCERTS on January 8, 2009. Producer: © 2009 BBC3.

Hudebni forum z Brna s Janem Hlavacem (Music forum from Brno, with Jan Hlavac). Featuring Kapralova's Sonata Appassionata in two recent recordings, performed by Virginia Eskin (Koch Records, 2008) and Alice Rajnohova (Czech Radio Brno, 2009). A unique opportunity to compare two interpretations of Kapralova's only sonata by two very fine artists. Script/Host: Jan Hlavac. Premiere broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on April 27, 2009. Recorded and produced by Studio Brno. © 2009 CRo3

Zivotopisy: Vitezslava Kapralova. (Biographies: Vitezslava Kapralova.) The five-part radio series (total time: 75') includes excerpts from April Preludes, String Quartet, Military Sinfonietta, Suite en miniature, and Partita. Producer: CRo-HK. Broadcast (Part I-V) on Czech Radio Hradec Kralove from January 18 to 22, 2010. © 2010 CRo-HK.

Vyroci tydne. (This Week's Anniversary.) Vitezslava Kapralova. The 12-minute radio program features Kapralova's Love Carol, Little Song, and excerpts from Sonata Appassionata and April Preludes. Script: Jan Hlavac. Host: Gabriela Stefanova. Producer: Cro-Bo. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on February 1, 2010. © 2010 CRo3.

Terra musica. The 25-minute television program dedicated to women conductors features Anu Tali, Vitezslava Kapralova, and Gabriela Tardonova. Produced by J. Korinek, CTv2 (Prague). Premiered on January 25, 2010 on CT2. © 2010 CT2.

Zenske v svetu glasbe. (Women in the World of Music.) The Music of Vitezslava Kapralova. A two-part series (30' each). Part 1: Five Compositions for Piano, Legend for Violin and Piano and Burlesque for Violin and Piano. Performed by Virginia Eskin (pno.) and Stephanie Chase (vl.) (Koch Records 2008). Part 2: Military Sinfonietta, Love Carol and Ritornel for cello and piano. Performed by Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno cond. by Frantisek Jilek, Lenka Skornickova (soprano) and Jitka Drobilkova (pno.), Jaroslav Smykal (pno.) and Ivan Merka (vcl.) (Studio Matous 1998). Premiere broadcast on Radio Slovenija 3 (Ars) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on February 15, 2010 (part 1) and February 22, 2010 (part 2). Script: Polona Kovacic. Producer: © 2010 Radio Slovenija Ars.

Vitezslava Kapralova. In: INTO THE LIGHT. The program features Partita, op.20. Performed by Jiri Skovajsa (pno.) and Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno cond. by Frantisek Jilek (Studio Matous 1998). Produced and hosted by Kathryn Mishell. Broadcast on KMFA 89.5 Austin on March 16, 2010. © 2010 KMFA.

Vitezslava Kapralova, un jeune talent dans les rouages de l'histoire. Script: Vaclav Richter. Premiered on June 16, 2010. Producer: © 2010 CRo7.

Clara Schumann, Sylvie Bodorova, Vitezslava Kapralova. The radio program features Kapralova's Piano Concerto in D-Minor, op. 7 Performed by Tomas Visek (pno.) and Prague Symphony Orchestra cond. by Martin Turnovsky. Premiere broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on July 17, 2010 (live recording from two concerts presented at Obecni dum in Prague, on May 5-6, 2010). Producer: © 2010 CRo3.

Czechs in history: The brief but monumental life of composer Vitezslava Kapralova. Script: Christian Falvey. Host: Sylvie Bodorova. Premiered on Czech Radio Praha on October 13, 2010. © 2010 CRo7.

Private Passions. The radio program on Simon Mawer's novel Glass Room (shorlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009) features Kapralova's Allegro energico movement from Partita, op. 20. Performed by Jiri Skovajsa (pno.) and Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno conducted by Frantisek Jilek. Host: Michael Berkeley. Guest: Simon Mawer. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on September 25, 2011. Producer © 2011 BBC3.

Studio Live z Brna. (Studio Live from Brno.) The 105-minute program is a live broadcast of a special concert presented by Klub pratel hudby FB (Friends of Brno Philharmonic) in Besedni dum in Brno on December 13, 2011, dedicated to songs and piano works by Martinu and Kapralova. Featuring: Waving farewell, Variations sur le Carillon, Praeludim (Three Piano Pieces) and Sonata appassionata. Performed by Jana Wallingerova (voice), and Ondrej Olos and Alice Rajnohova (pno.). Interviews with Jana Wallingerova, Alice Rajnohova, and Alena Vesela. Script/Host: Jan Hlavac. Recording engineer: Tomas Reznicek. Premiere broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on December 14, 2011. Producer: Cro-Bo. © 2011 CRo3.

Tower, Morehead, Kapralova. Part of the WOMEN IN MUSIC series. Featuring: Kapralova's Piano Concerto, op. 7 performed by Alice Rajnohova and Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra cond. by Tomas Hanus. Produced and hosted by Tom Quick. Premiere broadcast on CKWR 98.5 FM in Waterloo, Canada, on January 9, 2012. Producer: © 2012 CKWR.

Klavirni dilo Vitezslavy Kapralove. (Piano oeuvre of Vitezslava Kapralova.) In: RONDO. Radio review of the 2011 Radioservis CD release of the CRo-Bo recording. The 27-minute program samples music from Piano Concerto (Allegro entusiastico - excerpt; Largo), Sonata Appassionata (theme and fugue), Crab Canon and Scherzo Passacaglia (Three Piano Pieces), and Variations sur le carillon (Theme and Variation). Performed by Alice Rajnohova, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic cond. by Tomas Hanus. Script: Alena Borkova. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on February 22, 2012. Producer: Cro-Bo. © 2012 CRo3.

Planetarni predplatne: Vitezslava Kapralova. Host: Jiri Vejvoda. Broadcast on Classic 98.7 FM Prague on March 26, 2012. Producer: © 2012 Classic Praha.

Matine z Brna s Janem Hlavacem (Matinee from Brno with Jan Hlavac.) To nejlepsi z brnenske rozhlasove hudebni produkce na kompaktnich discich (The Best Of the Brno Radio Recordings Released on CD). A four-part radio series. Part 3 features the 2011 Radioservis (Cro) release of Kapralova's Three Piano Pieces, Variations sur le Carillon, and Sonata Appasionata. Performed by Alice Rajnohova. Part 4 features the 2011 Radioservis (Cro) release of Kapralova's Piano Concerto in D Minor. Performed by Alice Rajnohova and Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic cond. by Tomas Hanus. Host: Jan Hlavac. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on April 12 (Part 3) and April 13 (Part 4), 2012. Producer: CRo-Bo. © 2012 CRo3.

Cesko - zeme neznama: Pribeh Vitcin. (Story of Vitka.) Pasmo o skladatelce a dirigentce Vitezslave Kapralove. A radio feature about the composer and conductor Vitezslava Kapralova. Actors: Lenka Janikova, Jan Kolarik, Martin Slama. Director: Petr Dufek. Produced by: Josef Vesely. Broadcast on November 12, 2012. © 2012 CRo.

Vitezslava Kapralova. In: WOMEN IN MUSIC. Music featured: Legend and Burlesque, op. 3; String Quartet, op. 8 (unabridged version, world premiere broadcast), performed by Skampa Quartet. Host: Tom Quick. Broadcast on CKWR 98.5 FM on November 26, 2012. Producer: © 2012 CKWR.

Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Kapralova. In: MONDAY CONCERT HALL. Kapralova's Piano Concerto is performed by Alice Rajnohova and Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra cond. by Tomas Hanus. Programmer: Barry Gorman. Broadcast on 4MBS Classic FM 103.7 Brisbane on December 24, 2012. Producer: © 2012 4MBS Classic.

Le concert de l'apres-midi. The program features Kapralova's String Quartet, Sonata Appassionata, and Piano Concerto in D Minor. Performed by Kapralova Quartet (live recording from the Festival international de quatuors a cordes du Luberon); Alice Rajnohova (pno.) and Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic cond. by Tomas Hanus. Programmer: Anne-Charlotte Remond. Broadcast on Radio France on December 28, 2012. Producer: © 2012 Radio France.

Musique et autres muses: Vitulka Kapralova. This 2-hour radio documentary on Vitezslava Kapralova samples her Piano Concerto, op. 7 (Allegro), String Quartet, op. 8 (Lento), "Spring Fair" (from An Apple from the Lap, op. 10), Military Sinfonietta, op. 11, April Preludes, op. 13 (Vivo), Love Carol (Seconds, op. 18) - versions by Martinu and Kapralova, Waving Farewell, op. 14, Variations sur le Carillon, op. 16, Partita, op. 20, Sung into the Distance, op. 22, and Letter. The documentary also samples the music by Bohuslav Martinu (excerpts from: Tre ricercari, Julietta, String Quartet No. 5, Suite Concertante for Violin and Orchestra, and Adagio). Performers of Kapralova's music: Alice Rajnohova (pno) and Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic cond. by Tomas Hanus; The Janacek Quartet; Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno cond. by Frantisek Jilek; Lenka Skornickova (soprano) and Jitka Drobilkova (pno); Vilem Pribyl (tenor) and Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno cond. by Frantisek Jilek; Milan Masa (pno) and Brno Philharmonic cond. by Otakar Trhlik; Dana Buresova (soprano) and Timothy Cheek (pno). Written and hosted by Harry Halbreich for Radio Television Belge Francophone (RTBF). First broadcast on RTBF MUSIQ 3 on January 2, 2013. Producer: © 2013 RTBF Belgium.

Vitezslava. Rozhlasová hra o nejtalentovanejsi ceske skladatelce Vitezslave Kapralove / A radio play inspired by the life of the most talented Czech woman composer, Vitezslava Kapralova. Osoby a obsazeni / Cast: Vitezslava Kapralova (Magdalena Borova), Bohuslav Martinu (Lukas Hlavica), Jiri Mucha (Marek Holý), Vitezslav Novak (Frantisek Nemec), Vituse Kapralova (Tatjana Medvecká), Vaclav Kapral (Igor Bares), Charlotte Martinu (Lucie Jurickova), Rudolf Firkusny (Miloslav Konig), Rudolf Kopec (David Matasek), Senatorka Plaminkova (Eva Salzmannova), Edvard Benes (Jan Novotny) a Liskutin (Martin Finger). Script: Hana Roguljic. Dramaturgy: Renata Venclová. Directed by Ales Vrzak. Premiere broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on March 27, 2014. Producer: © 2014 CRo3.

DEN S VITEZSLAVOU KAPRALOVOU. (Day with Vitezslava Kapralova.) In: 1. Ranni koncert (Morning Concert), 2. Hudebni galerie (Music Gallery), 3. Rozhlasove jeviste (Radio Stage) and 4. Fortissimo. Music featured: (1) Partita, String Quartet; (2) Piano Concerto in D Minor; (3) Vitezslava. Koho bohove miluji umira mlady (Vitezslava. Who's Loved by Gods Dies Young). A radio play; (4) Prelude de Noel for Chamber Orchestra. Performers: (1) Jiri Skovajsa (pno.), Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno, conducted by Frantisek Jilek, Skampa Quartet; (2) Tomas Visek (pno.), Prague Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martin Turnovsky; (3) Script: Hana Roguljic, Directed by: Ales Vrzak; (4) Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jan Kucera. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on January 24, 2015. Producer: © 2015 CRo3.

Vitezslava Kapralova and jeji inspirace. (Vitezslava Kapralova and her inspirations.) Music by Vitezslava Kapralova, Bohuslav Martinu and Igor Stravinsky. This 90-minute radio program (a recording of a concert presented by the Czech Society for Chamber Music on January 21, 2015 at Sukova sin, Rudolfinum in Prague) features Sonata appassionata, Legend and Burlesque, Letter for Baritone and Piano, Melodrama To Karel Capek for violin, piano, and reciter. Performed by Roman Janal (baritone), Irena Herajnova (vl.), Marketa Janackova (pno.). Premiere broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on January 25, 2015. Producer: © 2015 CRo3.

Ste vyroci narozeni V. Kapralove. (100th birth anniversary of Vitezslava Kapralova.) In: OCTAVA. This 30-minute radio program features: Military Sinfonietta (excerpt), April Preludes (excerpt), and Waving Farewell. Performers: Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno cond. by Frantisek Jilek, Jaroslav Smykal (pno.), Dana Buresova (soprano), Timothy Cheek (pno.). Host: Klara Berankova. Guest: Jana Slimackova. Broadcast on Radio Proglas on January 23, 2015. Producer: © 2015 Proglas.

100 Jahre Vitezslava Kapralova. In: MUSIKABEND. The radio program features Kapralova's Suita rustica, op. 19, Partita for Piano and Strings, op. 20; Concertino for Violin, Clarinet and Orchestra, op. 21; Piano Concerto, op. 7; and Military Sinfonietta, op. 11. Soloists Lucie Czajkowska, Alice Rajnohova, pno; Pavel Wallinger, violin; Lukas Danhel, clarinet. Brno Philharmonic is conducted by Olga Machonova-Pavlu. Recording of a live concert of the Brno Philharmonic on 19. 2. 2015. Script: Gabriela Kaegi. Premiere broadcast on Radio SRF 2 Kultur in Basel, Switzerland, on April 12, 2015. Produced by Radio SRF 2. © 2015 SRF.

Koncertni sezona: Vitezslava Kapralova. (Concert Season: Vitezslava Kapralova). The 120-minute radio program features Kapralova's Suita rustica, op. 19, Partita for Piano and Strings, op. 20; Concertino for Violin, Clarinet and Orchestra, op. 21; Piano Concerto, op. 7; and Military Sinfonietta, op. 11. Soloists Lucie Czajkowska, Alice Rajnohova, pno; Pavel Wallinger, violin; Lukas Danhel, clarinet. Brno Philharmonic is conducted by Olga Machonova-Pavlu. A recording of a live concert of the Brno Philharmonic on 19. 2. 2015. The radio program also includes an interview with Alice Rajnohova and her rendition of the first movement of Kapralova's Sonata appassionata, op. 6. Host: Jan Hlavac. Premiere broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on June 15, 2015. Produced by Cro-Bo. © 2015 CRo3.

Hudebni galerie (Music Gallery). A 90-minute radio program featuring the music by Germaine Tailleferre, Cecile Chaminade, Clara Schumann and Vitezslava Kapralova. Kapralova's works include Ilena, op. 15, for soli, mixed choir, reciter and orchesta, and Suite en miniature, op. 1. Performers (Ilena): Irena Lukacova, Vaclav Barth, Martin Frybort, Gaudeaumus Choir, Brno Academic Choir, Katarina Maslejova, Roman Groszmann, Brno Philharmonic with Ondrej Tajovsky. Performers (Suite en miniature): Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic of Zlin, Rostislav Haliska. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on June 16, 2015. Produced by Cro-Bo. © 2015 CRo3.

Composer of the Week: Vitezslava Kapralova. A 5-episode (60 minutes each) radio program featuring the life and music of Vitezslava Kapralova. Episode I - The Young Artist: Five Compositions for Piano (Cantabile moderato), April Preludes, op. 13, early Songs (world premiere broadcast), Forever, op. 12, Two Violin Pieces, op. 3 (Legend and Burlesque), Military Sinfonietta, op. 11. Performers: Virginia Eskin (pno.), Olena Tokar (soprano), Igor Gryshyn (pno.), Stephanie Chase (vl.), Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno, Frantisek Jilek. Episode II - Brno: Five Compositions for Piano (Tempo di menuetto), January for voice and quintet, Sonata Appassionata, op. 6, Sparks from Ashes, op. 5, Suite en miniature, op. 1. Performers: Virginia Eskin (pno.), Dana Buresova (soprano), Timothy Cheek (pno.), Magda Caslavova (fl.), Herold Quartet, Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno and Jiri Pinkas. Episode III - Prague: Grotesque Passacaglia, Apple from the Lap, op. 10, String Quartet, op. 8 (Con brio), Piano Concerto in D Minor, op. 7, Seconds, op. 18. Performers: Tomas Visek (pno.0, Dana Buresova (soprano), Timothy Cheek (pno.), Skampa Quartet, Alice Rajnohova (pno.), Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchesta of Zlin, Tomas Hanus, Olena Tokar (soprano), Igor Gryshyn (pno.). Episode IV - Paris: Sad Evening (world premiere broadcast), Waving Farewell, op. 14 (orchestral version), String Quartet, op. 8 (Allegro con variazioni), Love Carol (version Martinu), Love Carol (version Kapralova), Variations sur le carillon de l'eglise St.-Etienne du Mont, op. 16, Suita Rustica, op. 19, Letter. Performers: Olena Tokar (soprano), Igor Gryshyn (pno.), Vilem Pribyl (tenor), Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno with Frantisek Jilek, Skampa Quartet, Lenka Skornickova (soprano), Jitka Drobilkova (pno.), Virginia Eskin (pno.), Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno with Jiri Pinkas, Dana Buresova (soprano), Timothy Cheek (pno.). Episode V - The War Years: Elegy, Sung into the Distance, op. 22, Concertino for Violin, Clarinet and Orchestra, op. 21, Partita, op. 20, Ritornel, op. 25. Performers: Stephanie Chase (vl.), Virginia Eskin (pno.), Dana Buresova (soprano), Timothy Cheek (pno.), Pavel Wallinger (vl.), Lukas Danhel (cl.), Brno Philharmonic with Olga Machonova-Pavlu, Jiri Skovajsa (pno.), Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno with Frantisek Jilek, Ivan Merka (vcl.), Jaroslav Smykal (pno.). Host: Donald Macleod. Guest: Karla Hartl (Kapralova Society). Script: Johannah Smith, Donald Macleod, Karla Hartl. Producer: Johannah Smith. Premiere broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on October 12-16, 2015. Produced by BBC Radio 3. © 2015 BBC3.

Martinu, Kapralova a vojaci. A 45-minute radio program featuring the music by Bohuslav Martinu and Vitezslava Kapralova. Kapralova's Military Sinfonietta is performed by the State Symphony Orchestra of Brno, conducted by Frantisek Jilek. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on November 7, 2015. © 2015 CRo3.

Hudebni forum. A 60-minute radio program featuring Podivne lasky (Peculiar Loves) by Pavel Blatny and Variations sur le carillon de l’eglise St.-Etienne du Mont, op. 16, by Vitezslava Kapralova. Performed by Otakar Vondrovic. Broadcast on Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on December 16, 2015. © 2015 CRo3.

Female conductors and composers breaking down barriers. A 6-minute clip for BBC Newsday with excerpts from the music by Ethel Smyth and Vitezslava Kapralova (Five Piano Pieces). Cuban born, UK-based conductor-composer Odaline de la Martinez interviews British composer Nicola LeFanu about women in music, past and present. Premiere broadcast by BBC World Service on December 24, 2015. Produced by BBC. © 2015 BBC.

Vitezslava Kapralova (Brno 1915-Montpellier 1940). A four-part series (each part is 90 minutes) featuring music of the composer, as part of Le Passage de midi program of France Musique (Radio France). Music featured: 1/4: Ty stare pisne v dusi zni mi (from: Sparks from Ashes, op. 5), Scherzo Passacaglia (from: Three Pieces for Piano, op. 9), String Quartet, op. 8 (Con brio), Piano concerto in D Minor, op. 7 (Allegro), Military Sinfonietta, op. 11, Partita op. 20 (Andantino), Koleda milostna (from: Seconds, op. 18); 2/4: Sonata appassionata (Theme and Variations); 3/4: Waving farewell; 4/4: Elegy for violin and piano, Legend for violin and piano, op. 3/1, Suita rustica, op. 19 (Allegro ma non troppo). Performers include: Dana Buresova (soprano) and Timothy Cheek (pno.), Alice Rajnohova (pno.), Kapralova Quartet, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic with Tomas Hanus, Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno with Frantisek Jilek, Jindrich Duras (pno.) and Pilsen Radio Symphony Orchestra with Josef Blacky, Lenka Skornickova (soprano) and Jitka Drobilkova (pno.), Vilem Pribyl (tenor) and Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno with Frantisek Jilek, Stephanie Chase (violin) and Virginia Eskin (pno.), Czech Symphony Orchestra of Brno with Jiri Pinkas. Host: Denisa Kerschova. Premiere broadcast by France musique on March 9-11, 2016. Produced by Radio France. © 2016 Radio France.

Bohuslav Martinu a USA. A four-part series (58 minutes each). The first episode "Dobyvani Ameriky a pribeh Variana Frye" mentions Martinu's relationship with Vitezslava Kapralova. Script and host: Jaroslav Mihule. Premiere broadcast by Czech Radio 3 (Vltava) on May 21, 2016, during the program Euphonia. Produced by Czech Radio 3. © 2016 Czech Radio.




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