Tsujii At White Nights / Nobuyuki Tsujii [blu-ray]

Release Date: 1/29/2013
Label: Euroarts
Catalog Number: 2059354
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Number of Discs: 1

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The blind up-and-coming Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, an astonishing genius on his instrument, is playing for the first time ever under the Russian conductor Valery Gergiev at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg. During the White Nights Festival – dedicated to the season of midnight sun – he interprets works by the Russian composers Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich, including Tchaikovsky’s famous Piano Concerto No. 1 and Shostakovich’s gloomy Symphony No. 14. As a bonus Nobuyuki Tsujii performs his own elegy for the victims of the tsunami in 2011, a stirring and moving piece dedicated to his home country Japan. Nobuyuki Tsujii piano, Olga Sergeyeva soprano, Yuri Vorobiev bass, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev conductor.

Recorded live from the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, 8 July 2012

Picture format: 1080i Full-HD
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 110 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (Blu-ray)
Works on This Recording
1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Nobuyuki Tsujii (Piano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: Romantic
2. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Nobuyuki Tsujii (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Russia
3. Elegy for the Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 by Nobuyuki Tsujii
Performer: Nobuyuki Tsujii (Piano)
4. Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 11, Novembre "Troika" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Nobuyuki Tsujii (Piano)
Period: Romantic
5. Symphony no 14 in G minor, Op. 135 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Yuri Vorobiev (Bass), Olga Sergeyeva (Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1969 ; USSR
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