WHEN THE SOUL SPEAKS – CHORAL MUSIC BY JAN JIRÁSEK

WHEN THE SOUL SPEAKS – CHORAL MUSIC BY JAN JIRÁSEK

The Bonifantes Boys Choir showcases the best of the best of the Czech boy singers and composer Jan Jirásek over the past 20 years. WHEN THE SOUL SPEAKS demonstrates the abilities of both the ensemble and its leaders through the performance of Latin Christian masses,...
THINKING VERBALLY AND INSTRUMENTALLY

THINKING VERBALLY AND INSTRUMENTALLY

Jan Jirásek: Missa Propria; Si, Vis Amari, Ama; Mondi Paralleli; King Lávra. Jitro Czech Girls Choir conducted by Jiří Skopal. Navona. $14.99. Contemporary composers with an interest in musical concerns and forms of the past sometimes turn to vocal works to express a...
THINKING VERBALLY AND INSTRUMENTALLY

Music and Vision (review)

‘There are some absolutely ravishing vocal passages, and I can’t say I have ever heard music quite like this before.’ Absolutely Superb Choral music by Jan Jirásek – recommended by GEOFF PEARCE I generally love Czech music and when I heard this...
THINKING VERBALLY AND INSTRUMENTALLY

PARALLEL WORLDS

JAN JIRÁSEK JITRO CZECH GIRLS CHOIR |  JIŘÍ SKOPAL CONDUCTOR OVERVIEW With PARALLEL WORLDS, Czech composer Jan Jirásek provides a portal into his intricately textured and resonant choral music. These works are enhanced by Czech children’s choir JITRO, whose singers...