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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake / Jurowski, Svetlanov State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia


Release Date: 11/02/2018 
Label:  Pentatone   Catalog #: 5186640  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov)
Number of Discs: 2 
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Swan Lake is the first of the three great ballets that Tchaikovsky wrote, and arguably the most famous. The piece is mainly known in the shape it obtained in 1895, when it became a classic in the choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. That “imperial” version strayed from Tchaikovsky’s world premiere score, with several cuts, abridgments and displacements. This high definition recording presents the work as it was heard during the 1877 world premiere performance, highlighting the extraordinary symphonic qualities of Tchaikovksy’s original conception. Swan Lake is performed by the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia “Evgeny Svetlanov” led by its Artistic
Read more Director Vladimir Jurowski. Jurowski has recorded extensively for Pentatone and has received enthusiastic critical acclaim. In July 2017, he signed a long-term, multi-album agreement with Pentatone including a new complete cycle of the symphonies of Sergei Prokofiev with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia “Evgeny Svetlanov”. Other releases by Jurowski for Pentatone include violin concertos by Britten and Hindemith with Arabella Steinbacher, and tone poems by Mahler and Strauss, performed with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin where he is Chief Conductor and Artistic Director. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Swan Lake, Op. 20 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 

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