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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 / Santander Orchestra


Release Date: 02/17/2017 
Label:  Dux Records   Catalog #: 1356  
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinAntonín Dvorák
Performer:  Krzysztof Ksiazek
Conductor:  Jose Maria Florencio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santander Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release from Dux features one of the most successful Polish young orchestras, The Santander Orchestra. The Santander Orchestra is the first ever edition of an educational project for young musicians in Poland- students and graduates of music educational centers. Sixty-four musicians forming the orchestra were chosen in a competition for which nearly 150 people applied. By taking part in the project, young artists from each and every corner of Poland have an opportunity to develop their technique under the eye of outstanding conductors and tutors. The ensemble presents on this new release Fryderyk Chopin’s Piano Concerto in E minor, Op. 11 with Krzysztof Ksiazek as featured soloist, and Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 in G minor, Read more Op. 88. The ensemble is under the direction of Jose Maria Florencio. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Krzysztof Ksiazek (Piano)
Conductor:  Jose Maria Florencio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santander Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
2.
Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Jose Maria Florencio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santander Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 

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