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Television documentaries and programs
Vaclav Kapral and Vitezslava Kapralova. A brief exploration of the composers' lives and work. Host: Pavel Blatny. Live performances of Kapralova's songs Navzdy (For Ever) and Dopis (Letter), and Vaclav Kapral's Berceuses de Printemps. Producer: Brno Studio. © 1990 CTV (Brno Studio).
Vitezslava Kapralova. A 40-minute television program dedicated to Kapralova's Partita. Part of the classical music series TO NEJLEPSI Z KLASIKY (The Best of Classical Music). Host: Prof. Jiri Fukac. Guest: Sylvie Bodorova. Partita is performed by Renata Ardasevova (pno) and Czech Virtuosi conducted by Leos Svarovsky. Producer: Marie Kucerova's Production Group (Brno Studio). Premiere broadcast on December 6, 1998. © 1998 CTV 2.
Vitezslava Kapralova. A brief introduction to the composer's music, included in the monthly music magazine NOTES. Premiere broadcast on August 20, 2000. Produced by CTV (Brno). © 2000 CTV 2.
Last Concertino. A 54-minute television documentary about Vitezslava Kapralova. The documentary features Partita, Military Sinfonietta, Variations sur le Carillon, April Preludes, and an excerpt from Concertino for Violin, Clarinet and Orchestra. Artists: Igor Ardasev and Alice Rajnohova (pno.), Brno Philharmonic, Pavel Busek (cl), Pavel Walinger (vn), Czech Chamber Soloists cond. by Tomas Hanus. Director: Rudolf Chudoba. Photography: Pavel Brynych, Honza Stangl, Josef Visek. Producer: Marie Kucerova's Production Group (Brno Studio). Recorded on Feb. 21–23, 2001 at the Czech Radio (Brno Studio 1). Premiered at the International Television Film Festival Golden Prague in Prague on May 6-10, 2001. Television premiere on June 3, 2001 on CTV 2. © 2001 CTV 2.
The Music of Vitezslava Kapralova. The 60-minute television program is a recording of the January 24, 2002 faculty concert of the University of Michigan School of Music. The concert featured Kapralova's Legend, Burlesque, Sparks from Ashes, Waving Farewell, Elegy, For Ever, Ritournelle, and Song of Your Absence. Performances by: Stephen Shipps (vn), Timothy Cheek (pno), Freda Herseth, mezzosoprano, Caroline Helton, soprano, Melody Racine, mezzosoprano, Anthony Elliot (vcl), and Marcia Porter, soprano. Premiere broadcast on the University of Michigan Television Channel 22 on February 22, 2002. © 2002 UMTV, Michigan, United States.
The Concentus Moraviae Festival 2009. Vitezslava Kapralova: Partita for Piano and Strings, op. 20. Performed by Karel Kosarek (pno) and Sinfonietta Cracovia conducted by Kaspar Zehnder. Producer: CTV (Brno Studio). Premiere broadcast on October 24, 2009. © 2009 CTV 2.
Terra musica. The 25-minute television program dedicated to women conductors features Anu Tali, Vitezslava Kapralova, and Gabriela Tardonova. Producee by J. Korinek. Premiered on January 25, 2010 on CTV 2. © 2010 CTV 2.
Vitulka Forever. Stopy a otisky Vitezslavy Kapralove. (Footprints and impressions of Vitezslava Kapralova.) In: TERRA MUSICA. A 25-minute program with interviews and excerpts from rehearsals of Kapralova's music. Featuring: Pisnicka (an excerpt), To Mother for three children's voices, Concertino for Violin, Clarinet, and Orchestra (excerpts), Military Sinfonietta (excerpts), and Tales of a Small Flute (No. 2). Performed by students of the Vitezslava Kapralova Music School and by the Brno Philharmonic conducted by Olga Machonova-Pavlu. Interviews with Jarmila Mrackova, Josef Kapral, Jara Medkova, Alena Vesela, Antonin Hadrava, and Olga Machonova-Pavlu. Dramaturg Vladimir Strakos, producer Katerina Zavadilova. Script and Direction: Petr Stodulka. Premiere broadcast on March 24, 2015. © 2015 CTV Art.
Hudebni perlicky: Vitezslava Kapralova. (Musical gems: Vitezslava Kapralova.) This 5-minute program introduces children to composer-conductor Vitezslava Kapralova. Featuring: Little Song (Pisnicka), arr. for violin and piano. Performed by Pavel Sporcl, violin, and Petr Jirikovsky, piano. Created and hosted by Pavel Sporcl. Produced by Petr Muhl's production group. Premiere broadcast on September 14, 2020. © 2020 CTV Decko.
Dramatic adaptations and popularizations in radio, television, film, theatre, and dance theatre
Patria Mia. A screenplay by Natalia Borodin based on Jiri Mucha's autobiographical novel
Au Seuil de la Nuit. Recipient of Prix Beaumarchais.
The Kapralova Society Documentation Centre is a project of the Kapralova Society to preserve and protect the memory of Czech composer Vitezslava Kapralova and to encourage unbiased factual scholarship.