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Turnage: Speranza, From the Wreckage / Harding


Release Date: 11/12/2013 
Label:  Lso Live   Catalog #: 744  
Composer:  Mark-Anthony Turnage
Performer:  Håkan Hardenberger
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

LSO Live presents the world première recording of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Speranza (Hope), conducted by Daniel Harding in his début recording for the label. Speranza is a monument to the power of optimism in a bleak world – Turnage explains, "I started working on the piece while thinking about the absence of hope. I wanted to lift people up." It is coupled here with From the Wreckage, described by The Times as, "outstanding: the music begins hellishly but gradually picks up a bluesy swing…" Premièred in 2005, the original soloist, Hakan Hardenberger reprises the role. Mark-Anthony Turnage is one of the most admired composers of his generation, and has long been associated with the London Symphony Read more Orchestra. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Speranza by Mark-Anthony Turnage
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
2.
Concerto for Trumpet "From the Wreckage" by Mark-Anthony Turnage
Performer:  Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

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