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Frankel: Violin Concerto, Viola Concerto, Etc / Albert


Release Date: 06/02/1998 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 999422   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Benjamin Frankel
Performer:  Ulf HoelscherBrett DeanAlan SmithDavid Lale,   ... 
Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, pp.66-67) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...Long melodic lines, sung by the violin, generate the dialectic of the [violin] concerto; its dedication to the victims of the Holocaust gives an elegiac cast to the whole work, and the hint of Alban Berg's own Violin Concerto that filters through the last movement only sharpens its sense of loss and retrospection, which the soloist Ulf Hoelscher crystallises exactly..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, pp.66-67) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 4 (out of 5) - "...Long melodic lines, sung by the violin, generate the dialectic of the [violin] concerto; its dedication to the victims of the Holocaust gives an elegiac cast to the whole work, and the hint of Alban Berg's own Violin Concerto that filters through the last movement only sharpens its sense of loss and retrospection, which the soloist Ulf Hoelscher crystallises exactly..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Violin, Op. 24 "In Memory of the Six Million" by Benjamin Frankel
Performer:  Ulf Hoelscher (Violin)
Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; England 
2. Concerto for Viola, Op. 45 by Benjamin Frankel
Performer:  Brett Dean (Viola)
Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; England 
3. Serenata concertante for Piano Trio and Orchestra, Op. 37 by Benjamin Frankel
Performer:  Alan Smith (Violin), David Lale (Cello), Stephen Emmerson (Piano)
Conductor:  Werner Andreas Albert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; England 

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