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Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 6 / Inkinen, Deutsche Radio Philharmonic


Release Date: 05/15/2020 
Label:  Swrmusic   Catalog #: 19086  
Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Pietari Inkinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the first installment of the series dedicated to Sergei Prokofiev's Symphonies performed by the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie under the baton of its chief conductor Pietari Inkinen, and features the composer’s Third and Sixth Symphonies. The Deutsche Radio Philharmonie (DRP) was formed in 2007 through the merger of two orchestras, each with its own great tradition: the Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra (SR) and the Kaiserslautern Radio Orchestra (SWR). Since 2017, the Finn Pietari Inkinen has been the chief conductor at the head of the DRP. Like his predecessors – the founding chief conductor Christoph Poppen, the Briton Karel Mark Chichon and honorary conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski who passed away in 2017 – Pietari Inkinen Read more utilizes a diverse repertoire: from classical romantic key works from the history of music, through new discoveries and rediscoveries up to contemporary music. He has also introduced his own distinct programmatic themes into the repertoire of the DRP. The aim of the DRP is to reach all generations. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 44 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Pietari Inkinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; Paris, France 
2.
Symphony no 6 in E flat minor, Op. 111 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Pietari Inkinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945-1947; USSR 

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