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Shostakovich: Piano Concertos & Piano Sonatas / Donohoe, Curtis, Orchestra of the Swan


Release Date: 10/20/2017 
Label:  Signum Classics   Catalog #: 493  
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Peter Donohoe
Conductor:  David Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Swan
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Celebrated international pianist Peter Donohoe continues his series of Shostakovich releases on Signum Classics, following his recent release of the 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 (SIGCD396). For this new recording he is accompanied for the concertos by the Orchestra of the Swan under their artistic director David Curtis. In the years since his unprecedented success as Silver Medal winner of the 1982 7th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Peter Donohoe has built an extraordinary world-wide career, encompassing a huge repertoire and over forty years’ experience as a pianist, as well as continually exploring many other avenues in music-making. He is acclaimed as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, Read more stylistic versatility and commanding technique. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 1, Op. 12 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USSR 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C minor, Op. 35 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Conductor:  David Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Swan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USSR 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B minor, Op. 61 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USSR 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Conductor:  David Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Swan
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 

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