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The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 8 - Medtner / Alexeev


Release Date: 10/25/1994 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66744   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Nikolai Medtner
Performer:  Dmitri AlexeevFerenc BaloghKároly BotvayAndrás Kiss,   ... 
Conductor:  Alexander Lazarev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony OrchestraNew Budapest String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'A tour de force of impassioned eloquence and white-hot intensity' (Piano International) 'Once again Hyperion hold the day. Strongly recommended ... for a first-rate performance of one of the finest of all late-Romantic concertos ever composed, and tor a fresh look at a chamber-music masterpiece' (CDReview) 'This concerto is endlessly inventive and splendidly original' (BBC Music Magazine) 'Brilliantly enterprising ... certainly one of the finest in Hyperion's Romantic Concerto series' (Gramophone) 'A tour de force of impassioned eloquence and white-hot intensity' (Piano International) 'Once again Hyperion hold the day. Strongly recommended ... for a first-rate performance of one of the finest of all late-Romantic concertos ever composed, and tor a fresh look at a chamber-music masterpiece' (CDReview) 'This concerto is endlessly inventive and splendidly original' (BBC Music Magazine) 'Brilliantly enterprising ... certainly one of the finest in Hyperion's Romantic Concerto series' (Gramophone) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C minor, Op. 33 by Nikolai Medtner
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Lazarev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1918; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1994 
Length: 34 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in C major by Nikolai Medtner
Performer:  Ferenc Balogh (Violin), Károly Botvay (Cello), Dmitri Alexeev (Piano),
András Kiss (Violin), László Bársony (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Budapest String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1949; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1994 
Length: 24 Minutes 40 Secs. 

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