Verbier Festival: 25 Years of Excellence / Various

Release Date: 8/10/2018
Catalog Number: 4835143
Number of Discs: 4

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In celebration of 25 years of musical excellence, Deutsche Grammophon presents a limited edition 4-CD set of unreleased live recordings from the Verbier Festival featuring admired DG artists as Martha Argerich, Yevgeny Kissin, Mikhail Pletnev, Bryn Terfel, Daniil Trifonov, Yuja Wang. Expect a strong social media campaign with artist posts and two full-page Gramophone Magazine advertisements in July and October. The beautiful hardcover box includes a 32-page booklet.
Works on This Recording
1. Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Verbier Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
1. Suite for Piano and Orchestra by Alexander Tsfasman
Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble: Verbier Festival Orchestra
2. Folk Songs for Mezzo Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Viola, Cello, Harp and Percussion by Luciano Berio
Performer: Malena Ernman (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Verbier Festival Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1964/1973 ;
3. Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Yuja Wang (Piano)
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble: Verbier Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1831 ; Germany
4. Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1793/1798 ; Vienna, Austria
5. Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello), Daniil Trifonov (Piano), Ilya Gringolts (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1854/1889 ; Germany
6. Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Alexander Kniazev (Cello), Evgeny Kissin (Piano), Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Laurent Korcia (Violin), Vadim Repin (Violin)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Bohemia
7. Die Walküre: Act 3 by Richard Wagner
Performer: Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Elena Vitman (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Kiknadze (Mezzo Soprano), Ekaterina Sergeeva (Mezzo Soprano), Zhanna Dombrovskaya (Soprano), Iréne Theorin (Soprano), Tatyana Kravtsova (Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Verbier Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
8. Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Laurent Korcia (Violin), Evgeny Kissin (Piano), Vadim Repin (Violin), Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Alexander Kniazev (Cello)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Bohemia
9. Die Walküre: Act 3 by Richard Wagner
Performer: Iréne Theorin (Soprano), Tatyana Kravtsova (Soprano), Zhanna Dombrovskaya (Soprano), Elena Vitman (Mezzo Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Ekaterina Sergeeva (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Kiknadze (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Verbier Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
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