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Gerhard: Symphony No 1, Violin Concerto / Bamert, Charlier


Release Date: 03/17/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9599   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Roberto Gerhard
Performer:  Olivier Charlier
Conductor:  Matthias Barnet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, p.67) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 2 (out of 5) - "...The brilliantly engaging Violin Concerto....[is] superbly carried off by Olivier Charlier....The Symphony is a much darker piece....the last [movement] is as masterly a portrayal of anti-climax and desolate disappointment as I know..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, p.67) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 2 (out of 5) - "...The brilliantly engaging Violin Concerto....[is] superbly carried off by Olivier Charlier....The Symphony is a much darker piece....the last [movement] is as masterly a portrayal of anti-climax and desolate disappointment as I know..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 by Roberto Gerhard
Conductor:  Matthias Barnet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953 
2. Concerto for Violin by Roberto Gerhard
Performer:  Olivier Charlier (Violin)
Conductor:  Matthias Barnet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1943; England 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto: I. Allegro cantabile, con anima
Violin Concerto: II. Largo -
Violin Concerto: III. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 1: I. Allegro animato
Symphony No. 1: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 1: III. Allegro spiritoso

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