Verbier Festival: 25th Anniversary Concert [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 7/12/2019
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: NBD0098V
Number of Discs: 1

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Works on This Recording
1. Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque
Written: 1711-1713 ; ?Weimar, Germany
2. Navarra for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 33 by Pablo de Sarasate
Period: Romantic
Written: 1899 ;
3. Variations on "Happy Birthday" for String Quartet by Peter Heidrich
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1994 ;
4. Sonata for 2 Pianos 8 Hands in E minor, B 70/T 47 by Bedrich Smetana
Period: Romantic
Written: c. 1851 ; Czech Republic
5. Souvenir de la Russie for Piano 4 hands, Op. 151 by Johannes Brahms
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1856 ; Germany
6. Herz und Mund und tat und Leben BWV 147: Jesus bleibet meine Freude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Period: Baroque
Written: 07/02/1723 ; Germany
7. Pieces (2) for Piano 6 Hands: Romance in A major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891 ; Russia
8. Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78: no 5 in A major, Skocná by Antonín Dvořák
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Bohemia
9. Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvořák
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Bohemia
10. Suite for 2 Pianos no 1, Op. 5 "Fantaisie-tableaux": no 1, Barcarolle by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
11. Variations on a theme of Paganini for 2 Pianos by Witold Lutoslawski
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1941 ; Poland
12. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1829 ; Italy
13. Ave verum corpus in D major, K 618 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Austria
14. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
15. Eljen a Magyar, Op. 332 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869 ; Vienna, Austria
16. Die Fledermaus: Champagner hat's verschuldet by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Vienna, Austria
17. Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Vienna, Austria
18. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1829 ; Italy
19. Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Vienna, Austria
20. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1829 ; Italy
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The Verbier Festival is one of classical music’s greatest events. In celebration of the festival’s 25th anniversary, this unique concert brings together 36 classical stars in an unprecedented evening of ingenious programming and captivating performances. The line-up includes the world’s greatest violinists, violists, cellists and pianists as well as other leading performers conducted by Valery Gergiev and Gabor Takacs-Nagy. Founder and director Martin T:son Engstroem writes: “We started this incredible adventure in 1994, and 25 years on, our Festival has become one of the world’s most important cultural events. But it is not just another festival; our vision right from the beginning was to build something which combined important musicians with a very visible youth and learning element. This is what we set out to do and this is what we achieved.”
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