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Leshnoff: Symphony No. 4 "Heichalos," Guitar Concerto & Starburst / Guerrero, Nashville Symphony


Release Date: 05/02/2019 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8559809  
Composer:  Jonathan Leshnoff
Performer:  Jason Vieaux
Conductor:  Giancarlo Guerrero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Distinguished by The New York Times as “a leader of contemporary American lyricism,” composer Jonathan Leshnoff is renowned for his music’s striking harmonies, structural complexity and powerful themes. Leshnoff’s works have been performed by more than 60 orchestras worldwide, including commissions from Carnegie Hall, the Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Kansas City, and Nashville Symphony orchestras, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the IRIS and Philadelphia orchestras. Jonathan Leshnoff’s Symphony No. 4 is a powerful new work written for the Violins of Hope, a collection of restored instruments that survived the Holocaust. The composer draws inspiration from an ancient Jewish mystical text, Heichalos, to explore spiritual and ethical Read more questions at the heart of the Jewish experience. This world premiere recording also features his energetic Starburst and his Guitar Concerto, a stunning virtuoso showcase for soloist Jason Vieaux. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony No. 4 "Heichalos" by Jonathan Leshnoff
Conductor:  Giancarlo Guerrero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
2.
Guitar Concerto by Jonathan Leshnoff
Performer:  Jason Vieaux (Guitar)
Conductor:  Giancarlo Guerrero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
3.
Starburst by Jonathan Leshnoff
Conductor:  Giancarlo Guerrero
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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