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Václav Zítek

voc, 1932-2011
Singer of Classical

Václav Zítek (24 March 1932 – 18 December 2011) was a Czech opera singer. A lyric baritone with a beautiful timbre and a wide vocal range, he was one of the leading Czech singers of the postwar generation. He particularly excelled in portraying Janáček and Smetana heroes. His voice is preserved on numerous opera recordings made with the Supraphon record label.

        

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Field Mass / Double Concerto / Fresques De Piero Della FrancescaBohuslav Martinů : Sir Charles Mackerras, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Václav Zítek1997Compil.
Deštník z Picadilly / Při slunci a jeho jasuJan Hanuš, Zdeněk Zahradník, Karel Průša, Otakar Brousek, Eva Děpoltová, Václav Zítek, Vladimír Válek, František Vajnar, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra1987Compil.
LibušeBedřich Smetana - Gabriela Beňačková, Václav Zítek, Antonín Švorc, Leo Marian Vodička, Prague National Theatre Chorus & Orchestra, Zdeněk Košler1985Album
Martinů: Field Mass, Janáček: Cantata AmarusBohuslav Martinů, Leoš Janáček, Květoslava Němečková, Leo Marian Vodička, Václav Zítek, Sir Charles Mackerras, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra1985Album
Une Cantate De Noël / Stabat MaterArthur Honegger / Francis Poulenc ‎– Gabriela Beňačková, Václav Zítek, Kühnův Dětský Sbor, Czech Philharmonic Chorus And The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Libor Pešek1984Album
JakobínAntonín Dvořák, Václav Zítek · Marcela Machotková · Karel Průša · Karel Berman · Beno Blachut · Daniela Šounová · Vilém Přibyl · Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiří Pinkas1984Album
Hry O Marii (Les Jeux De Marie - The Miracle Of Our Lady) - Cycle Of 4 OperasBohuslav Martinů, Jiří Bělohlávek, The Prague Symphony Orchestra, Czech Radio Choir · Marie Mrázová · Jiřina Marková · Anna Kratochvílová · Eva Děpoltová · Václav Zítek · Ivan Kusnjer1984Album
Polní Mše = Military Mass / Koncert = Concerto (Live)Bohuslav Martinů - Václav Zítek, Prague Philharmonic Chorus, Josef Veselka / Josef Suk, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann1980Album
From The House Of The Dead • Aus Einem Totenhaus • Souvenirs De La Maison Des Morts • Z Mrtvého DomuLeoš Janáček, Jiří Zahradníček, Ivo Žídek, Václav Zítek, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Charles Mackerras1980Album
DaliborBedřich Smetana – Vilém Přibyl, Eva Děpoltová, Václav Zítek, Naďa Šormová, Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Smetáček1980Album
✻ Verdi Smetana ✻Václav Zítek1978Single
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