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Shostakovich: Chamber Symphonies Op.110a & 118a; Weinberg: Concertino Op. 42

Shostakovich / Weinberg / Thompson
Release Date: 09/10/2013 
Label:  Channel Classics   Catalog #: 34313   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichMieczyslaw Weinberg
Performer:  Candida Thompson
Conductor:  Candida Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This CD marks the silver jubilee of the Amsterdam Sinfonietta. Under Lev Markiz, the first artistic director, the orchestra presented numerous national and international premieres by composers including Schnittke, Shostakovich, Ustvolskaya, Pärt and Denisov. It recently presented world premieres by Gubaidulina, Mansoerjan and Vasks, as well as the west-European premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Concertino in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw in 2009, with the present artistic director Candida Thompson as soloist. This anniversary recording features Weinberg's Concertino and two now world-famous Chamber Symphonies by Dmitri Shostakovich. The three works are not only related by their musical language, but also by a lifelong friendship between Read more the two composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Candida Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USSR 
2.
Chamber Symphony in A flat major, Op. 118a by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Candida Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USSR 
3.
Concertino for Violin, Op. 42 by Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Performer:  Candida Thompson (Violin)
Conductor:  Candida Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948 

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