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300 Years Of St. Petersburg - Gala Concert / Temirkanov, Netrebko, Hvorostovsky [Blu-ray]

Shostakovich / Sppo / Netrebko / Tretyakov
Release Date: 09/29/2009 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2053404  
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichCamille Saint-SaënsMaurice RavelPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Viktor TretyakovEliso VirsaladzeAnna NetrebkoDmitri Hvorostovsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Yuri TemirkanovNikolai Alekseev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Anna Netrebko, soprano; Dimitri Hvorostovsky, baritone; Mischa Maisky, violoncello; Eliso Virsaladze, piano; Viktor Tretjakov, violin; St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Yuri Temirkanov

On the eve of its 300th birthday, St. Petersburg, Russia's fabled "window to Europe", celebrates this anniversary presenting a gala of distinguished musical art featuring Anna Netrebko, Dimitri Hvorostovsky, Mischa Maisky and many others. Yuri Temirkanov conducts one of the oldest Russian
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REPERTOIRE:
Tchaikovsky: Meditation for violin and orchestra; “Polonaise” from the Opera Eugen Onegin; “Ya vas liubliu” from Pique Dame; Saint-Saens:Introduction und Rondo capriccioso for violin and orchestra; Ravel: Piano Concerto in D Major
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Works on This Recording

1.
Festive Overture, Op. 96 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USSR 
2.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Viktor Tretyakov (Violin)
Conductor:  Nikolai Alekseev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
3.
Concerto for Piano left hand in D major by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Eliso Virsaladze (Piano)
Conductor:  Nikolai Alekseev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1930; France 
4.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Nikolai Alekseev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
5.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
6.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7.
Queen of Spades, Op. 68: I love you beyond all measure [Yeletsky's Aria] by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
8.
Don Carlos: O Carlo, ascolta by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
9.
Adagio con variazioni for Cello and Orchestra by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Rome, Italy 
10.
Kol Nidrei for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 47 by Max Bruch
Performer:  Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Liverpool, England 
11.
I Pagliacci: Silvio! a quest' ora...che imprudenza by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
12.
Fanfare by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

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