Modern Portraits / Spivakov, Kissin, Moscow Virtuosi

Release Date: 6/14/2007
Label: RCA
Catalog Number: RCA60370
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Spivakov himself is the very competent soloist in the Hartmann Concerto fun├Ębre...Spivakov and his band have toured Europe extensively and are well known to aficionados of this kind of repertoire...Some of the transcriptions are by Spivakov himself (Schnittke). - MusicWeb International
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto funebre for Violin and Strings by Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Performer: Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; Germany
2. Concerto for String Orchestra in D major by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1946 ; USA
3. Capriccio for Oboe and 11 Strings by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer: Alexei Utkin (Oboe)
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1965 ; Poland
4. Suite in the old style by Alfred Schnittke
Performer: Evgeny Kissin (Piano)
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1972 ; USSR
5. Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano in C minor, Op. 34 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Evgeny Kissin (Piano), Yuri Gandelsman (Viola), Michel Lethiec (Clarinet), Boris Garlitsky (Violin), Vladimir Spivakov (Violin), Mikhail Milman (Cello)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; USA
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