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Gal & Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Cello Concertos / Wallfisch, Milton, Konzerthaus Berlin


Release Date: 11/03/2017 
Label:  Cpo   Catalog #: 555074  
Composer:  Hans GálMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor:  Nicholas Milton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Concert House Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Through a series of new recordings with CPO, cellist Raphael Wallfisch goes on a personal journey to rediscover the forgotten cello music of exiled Jewish composers who escaped Fascism and the Third Reich. The series will include premiere recordings of cello concerti by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Weigl and Reizenstein, and Bloch’s Symphony for Cello and Orchestra. With conductor Nicholas Milton, Wallfisch has joined forces with the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra and Deutschland Radio. This is the first release in the series, featuring the works of Hans Gal and Castelnuovo Tedesco. Gal had a productive career as director of Mainz Conservatory. With the rise of Nazism, his career came to an abrupt end when he was dismissed from his post due to his Read more Jewish ancestry. He eventually fled to England, and wrote his cello concerto in 1944. Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco migrated to the USA in 1939 following the Italian Racial Laws, which banned his music from radio and live performances. Castelnuovo-Tedesco thrived in the US, becoming a prominent film composer an dusing his Jewish heritage for inspiration. Piatigorsky premiered Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s concerto in New York in 1935, conducted by Toscanini. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello, Op. 67 by Hans Gál
Performer:  Raphael Wallfisch (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Milton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Concert House Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; England 
2.
Concerto for Cello, Op. 72 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Raphael Wallfisch (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Milton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Concert House Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 

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