Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet / Jurowski, Philharmonia Zurich [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 6/19/2020
Label: Accentus
Catalog Number: ACC 10484
Conductor: Michail Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Zurich
Number of Discs: 1

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Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” has inspired generations of artists to adaptations like scarcely any other work. In his colorful, passionate music, the Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev brilliantly captured the clash of love and hatred, and the proximity of tenderness and violence. Inspired by Prokofiev’s vivid music and the timeless quality of Shakespeare’s tragedy, choreographer Christian Spuck and the Ballet Zurich narrate the most famous love story in world literature using strong images that are full of enthralling theatricality and touching emotion. Michail Jurowski, a true Prokofiev expert, is at the rostrum of the Philharmonia Zurich.

Works on This Recording
1. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor: Michail Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Zurich
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935-1936 ; Paris, France
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