Enjoy Czech and international music and radio art online with Czech Radio!
Czech Radio offers the visitors of its website various Czech and international music productions. In the form of video and audio podcast, live stream or download you can listen to a wide range of styles such as jazz, classical music, ars acustica or current music genres. Feel free to watch concerts of Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, stream a selection of the best European jazz music or experience the contemporary radioart. Browse the following links and find whatever fits your taste!
The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra is among the most important, and most long-established, of Czech orchestras. Its creative dramaturgy and ever improving artistic level has helped it win a significant role in the country’s concert life. It is also warmly welcomed at concert halls outside the Czech Republic. Under the link above you can find video recordings of Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra performing works of such composers as Rachmaninov, Mozart, Dvořák or Gershwin.
This link will take you to the website of the cultural station Czech Radio Vltava, which offers a number of audio and video podcasts of cultural events in the field of classical music. Enjoy selected parts of the Prague Spring International Music Festival or concerts of Czech Philharmonic.
Czech Radio Radio Wave is a station oriented primarily towards a young-thinking audience, covers contemporary cultural and social events and is enthusiastic about fresh music, bringing alternatives of many styles and genres to its audience. The Radio Wave Live Sessions introduce the most exciting artists from the Czech alternative music scene through a series of free concerts. You can watch video-streaming of these shows via their website.
Czech Radio Jazz is a website of Czech Radio integrating jazz content from its various stations. Internet radio platform called Euro Jazz broadcasts in high quality jazz music in a wide range of genres from its beginnings to the current fusions. It focuses mainly on the European jazz which uniquely combines the originally American genre with elements of local cultures. Czech Radio Jazz also regularly prepares the so called Jazz Samplers, where the editors select free jazz music available on the Internet – you can find it under the link above.
The Brno Radio Orchestra of Folk Instruments (BROLN) is a seven-piece ensemble operated under conductor František Černý. Since its formation in 1952, its main task has been to professionally interpret folk music. Among the ochestra´s main instruments are the strings, dulcimers and clarinets. On its website you can download the recording of a gala concert celebrating 55 years since the formation of the orchestra.
rAdioCUSTICA is an intermedia project by the Czech Radio Vltava produced in collaboration with Czech Radio’s Production Centre. The portal focuses on contemporary radioart – wide range of media art forms, which try to explore potential of radio as a dynamic medium of the 21st century. Under the link you can listen to a wide range of performances.