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Plaisirs Illumines / Kopatchinskaja, Camerata Bern

Release Date: 01/08/2021 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 580  
Composer:  Sándor VeressGyörgy KurtágAlberto GinasteraBéla Bartók,   ... 
Performer:  Marko MilenkovićPatricia KopatchinskajaThomas KaufmannSonja Stark,   ... 
Conductor:  Francisco Coll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Bern
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording presents the double concerto for violin, cello and orchestra of the Spanish composer Francisco Coll, born in 1985. Les Plaisirs Illuminés, a title inspired by Dalí’s painting of the same name, is rooted in Spanish traditions, including flamenco, yet is resolutely modern: ‘Its music is very lively rhythmically, it dances and sings- but at the same time it is very abrupt, always in search of extremes,’ says Patricia Kopatchinskaja. For this world premiere conducted by the composer, she is reunited with a longstanding partner who pursues an equally brilliant international career, the cellist Sol Gabetta. The program also features Stravinsky’s Concerto in
Read more D for string orchestra, composed in 1946 at the request of Paul Sacher for the twentieth anniversary of the Basler Kammerorchester and the Musica concertante for twelve strings by the Hungarian-born Swiss composer Sandor Veress, premiered by the Camerata Bern in 1966. A year earlier, the Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera wrote his fascinating Concerto for Strings. A kaleidoscope of colors and sounds from all over the world… Read less

Works on This Recording

Musica concertante for 12 Stringss by Sándor Veress
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Bern
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965-1966 
Signs, Games and Messages for String Trio: Jelek VI by György Kurtág
Performer:  Marko Milenković (Viola), Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Violin), Thomas Kaufmann (Cello)
Concerto per corde, Op. 33 by Alberto Ginastera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Bern
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; Argentina 
Duets (44) for 2 Violins, Sz 98: no 43, Pizzicato by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Sonja Stark (Violin), Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Budapest, Hungary 
Ballad and Dance (Balada si joc), for school orchestra by György Ligeti
Performer:  Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Violin), Suyeon Kang (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1950 
Les plaisirs illuminés by Francisco Coll
Performer:  Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Violin), Sol Gabetta (Cello)
Conductor:  Francisco Coll
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Bern
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Spain 
LalulaLied by Francisco Coll
Performer:  Suyeon Kang (Violin), Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Violin), Käthi Steuri (Double Bass)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Spain 
Camerata's Birds (improvisation) by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Camerata Bern

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