Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Archive
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello/ Alexander Dedyukhin, piano/ USSR Radio & TV PROKOKOFIEV: Cello Sonata; Sym.-Concerto; Concertina – Large Sym. Orch./ Gennadi Rozhdestvensky – Praga Digitals
Mstislav Rostropovich showcases three brilliant cello works by friend and colleague Sergei Prokofiev. PROKOFIEV: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Major, Op. 119; Symphony-Concerto in e for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 125; Concertino in g for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 132 – Mstislav Rostropovich, cello/ Alexander Dedyukhin, piano/ USSR Radio & TV Large Sym. […]
HOLST: The Planets; BRITTEN: Variations & Fugue on a Theme of Purcell – Ladies of the BBC Chorus/ BBC Sym. Orch./ Gennadi Rozhdestvensky – ICA Classics
Russian maestro Gennadi Rozhdestvensky seems to trump the British at their own standard repertory in these intensely explosive readings of two classics.