Munchner Philharmoniker Live from the 2016 BBC Proms [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 2/9/2018
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: NBD0073
Performer: Behzod Abduraimov
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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Valery Gergiev, fresh from his appointment as chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in 2015, takes his new ensemble to the BBC Proms for a concert of the utmost in drama and vivid musicianship. The brilliant young Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov performs Rachmaninov’s thrillingly virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 3, while the Russian stage and film actor Alexei Petrenko recites the text in Galina Ustvolskaya’s resonant and profound Symphony No.3 ‘Jesus Messiah, Save Us!’. The programme also features a hypnotic Ravel Boléro, an alternately tender, florid and witty Rosenkavalier Suite, and the rousing Hungarian March by Berlioz.
Works on This Recording
1. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; France
2. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Behzod Abduraimov (Piano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909 ; Russia
3. Symphony no 3 "Jesus, Messiah, Save Us!" by Galina Ustvolskaya
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1983 ; USSR
4. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 by Richard Strauss
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909-1910 ; Germany
5. La Damnation de Faust, op. 24: March hongroise by Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 11/1845-10/1846 ;
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