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Saint-Saens: Rondo Capriccioso; Concerto No. 3; Symphonie No. 3 / Da Costa, Conti

Saint-saens / Alexandre Da Costa
Release Date: 09/02/2014 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 628144   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Alexandre Da Costa
Conductor:  Marzio Conti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Canadian violinist Alexandre Da Costa was a prodigious talent on the violin and piano, and after obtaining at the age of 18 a Master’s Degree and First Prize from the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec, he continued his studies with Zakhar Bron. The many prizes he has won include a Juno Award in 2012, the Sylva Gelber Foundation Award from the Canada Council for the Arts, and the prestigious Virginia-Parker Prize, one of Canada’s highest cultural distinction Canadian violinist Alexandre Da Costa was a prodigious talent on the violin and piano, and after obtaining at the age of 18 a Master’s Degree and First Prize from the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec, he continued his studies with Zakhar Bron. The many prizes he has won include a Juno Award in 2012, the Sylva Gelber Foundation Award from the Canada Council for the Arts, and the prestigious Virginia-Parker Prize, one of Canada’s highest cultural distinction Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin no 3 in B minor, Op. 61 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Alexandre Da Costa (Violin)
Conductor:  Marzio Conti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Length: 29 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Alexandre Da Costa (Violin)
Conductor:  Marzio Conti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Length: 10 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
Jota aragonesa, for orchestra in A major, Op. 64 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Marzio Conti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Marzio Conti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oviedo Philharmonic
Written: 1886 
Length: 19 Minutes 18 Secs. 

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