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11th Van Cliburn Competition - Playing On The Edge

Kern,Olga / Takacs Quartet / Conlon
Release Date: 11/22/2005 
Label:  Van Cliburn   Catalog #: 1  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskySergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Stanislav IoudenitchOlga Kern
Conductor:  James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

There is an excitement in live competition that is seldom heard in any other kind of performance. Every nerve is on fire; every competitor is giving the performances of his or her life. Set against a backdrop of intense recitals, piano quintets, and concertos, this 90-minute Peabody Award-winning documentary by director/producer Peter Rosen takes the viewer behind the scenes at the 2001 Eleventh Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, revealing the lives and emotions of a few of the gifted young participants. One side of this DVD includes the documentary, while the other side contains complete performances of the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 and the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Read more and renowned conductor James Conlon. The Tchaikovsky features 2001 gold medalist Stanislav Ioudenitch and the Rachmaninoff features 2001 gold medalist Olga Kern. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Stanislav Ioudenitch (Piano)
Conductor:  James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Olga Kern (Piano)
Conductor:  James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 

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