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Imbrie: Requiem, Piano Concerto No 3 / Rothman, Et Al


Release Date: 08/17/1999 
Label:  Bridge   Catalog #: 9091   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Andrew Imbrie
Performer:  Lisa SafferAlan Feinberg
Conductor:  George Rothman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside SymphonyNew York Virtuoso Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Andrew Imbrie's Requiem was nominated for the 2000 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Contemporary Composition."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (1-2/00, p.266) - "...Under conductor George Rothman [the Riverside Symphony] gives awesomely assured performances of this difficult music....Alan Feinberg is beyond praise, as are the contributions of soprano Lisa Saffer and the New York Virtuoso Singers in the Requiem..."
International Record Review (5/00, pp.91-92) - "[Imbrie's] Third Piano Concerto from 1991 is a major work....It is superbly written....The performance is gripping, with Alan Feinberg delivering a staggeringly impressive account of the solo part. The recording is excellent..."
Billboard (11/27/99) - Recommended
Andrew Imbrie's Requiem was nominated for the 2000 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Contemporary Composition."
REVIEWS:
Fanfare (1-2/00, p.266) - "...Under conductor George Rothman [the Riverside Symphony] gives awesomely assured performances of this difficult music....Alan Feinberg is beyond praise, as are the contributions of soprano Lisa Saffer and the New York Virtuoso Singers in the Requiem..."
International Record Review (5/00, pp.91-92) - "[Imbrie's] Third Piano Concerto from 1991 is a major work....It is superbly written....The performance is gripping, with Alan Feinberg delivering a staggeringly impressive account of the solo part. The recording is excellent..."
Billboard (11/27/99) - Recommended Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Requiem by Andrew Imbrie
Performer:  Lisa Saffer (Soprano)
Conductor:  George Rothman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Symphony,  New York Virtuoso Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1998 
Venue:  Studio no 1, Hit Factory, New York City 
Length: 31 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This work was nominated for the 2000 Grammy Award for "Best Classical
Contemporary Composition."
This selection contains both Latin and English texts. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 3 by Andrew Imbrie
Performer:  Alan Feinberg (Piano)
Conductor:  George Rothman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Riverside Symphony
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989-1991; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/25/1993 
Venue:  Performing Arts Center, Purchase, NY 
Length: 37 Minutes 58 Secs. 

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