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Janos Starker - Artist Profile


Release Date: 12/26/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 68745   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Luigi BoccheriniGabriel FauréAntonín DvorákErnö von Dohnányi,   ... 
Performer:  János Starker
Conductor:  Carlo Maria GiuliniWalter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...The playing itself is lean, muscular, technically immaculate and musically ‘centred’, with Starker’s lyrical bent serving the Prokofiev Concerto and delightful Dohnanyi Konzertstuck particularly well... A fine [reissue], well planned, nicely presented and sympathetically annotated..."
-- Gramophone [9/1996]
"...The playing itself is lean, muscular, technically immaculate and musically ‘centred’, with Starker’s lyrical bent serving the Prokofiev Concerto and delightful Dohnanyi Konzertstuck particularly well... A fine [reissue], well planned, nicely presented and sympathetically annotated..."
-- Gramophone [9/1996] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in B flat major, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: ?1785 
Date of Recording: 05/1958 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 22 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 39 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 37 Minutes 15 Secs. 
4.
Konzertstück for Cello and Orchestra in D major, Op. 12 by Ernö von Dohnányi
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1904; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 07/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 22 Minutes 22 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 58 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933-1938; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 29 Minutes 37 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Cello no 1, Op. 136 by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  János Starker (Cello)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1956 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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