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Rubinstein: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 5 / Jarvi, Shelest, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 04/19/2019 
Label:  Sorel Classics   Catalog #: 14  
Composer:  Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Anna Shelest
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

It is difficult to overstate the breadth of contribution of Anton Rubinstein to the development of the Russian culture in the 19th century. His multifaceted genius can be divided into three areas- Rubinstein the composer, the pianist, and the educator. In this second release in the series of recordings of his works for piano and orchestra, we focus on Rubinstein’s role as a composer. Hailed by The New York Times as a pianist of “a fiery sensibility and warm touch,” Anna Shelest is an international award-winning pianist who has thrilled audiences throughout the world. Champion of esoteric repertoire, Anna is collaborating with legendary conductor Neeme Jarvi on this project, which will eventually record the complete works for piano and Read more orchestra by Anton Rubinstein. The first album in the set was released in 2018 to critical acclaim. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 94 by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Anna Shelest (Piano)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in G major, Op. 45 by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Anna Shelest (Piano)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853-1854; Russia 

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