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Jaroslav Dvořák (Conductor, Composer, Arranger)

Born: 1939 - Southern Bohemia. Czechoslovakia

The Czech conductor and composer, Jaroslav Dvořák, studied composition and conducting at the Prague Conservatory.

In 1962 Jaroslav Dvořák moved to Pilsen as a conductor and radio producer and in 1967 returned to Prague to work as a recording supervisor for Supraphon. In the capital he founded the Chorea Bohemica ensemble and in 1975 the chamber orchestra Musica Bohemica. In Czechoslovakia he is well known for his arrangements of Bohemian folk music, while his electro-acoustic opera Raab was awarded first prize at the International Composer's Competition in Geneva.

 

Source: Naxos Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2010)

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