Glazunov Archive

The Music Treasury, 1 April 2018

This week, The Music Treasury is presenting a collection of performances by esteemed composers who could also wield the baton before a responsive ensemble. The dates of  the performances range from the electrical era of 78rpm through 1965, live from Boston. The show is hosted by Dr Gary Lemco, and airs 1 April 2018, from 19:00 – […]

Nadia Reisenberg, piano – Live Ch. Recitals and Home Solo Performances = Works of WEBER, MOZART, BEETHOVEN, LISZT & Others – Romeo (2 discs)

Nadia Reisenberg, piano – Live Ch. Recitals and Home Solo Performances = Works of WEBER, MOZART, BEETHOVEN, LISZT & Others – Romeo (2 discs)

Piano virtuoso Nadia Reisenberg’s “personal elation” in making chamber music with gifted friends and colleagues. Nadia Reisenberg – Live Chamber Recitals and Home Solo Performances = WEBER: Grand Duo Concertante, Op. 48; MOZART: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498 “Kegelstatt”; BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11 “Gassenhauer”; Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, […]

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1 in g minor, “Winter Daydreams”; The Tempest – Orch. of St. Luke’s/ Pablo Heras-Cadado – Harmonia mundi

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1 in g minor, “Winter Daydreams”; The Tempest – Orch. of St. Luke’s/ Pablo Heras-Cadado – Harmonia mundi

Conductor Heras-Casado and St. Luke’s capture two programmatic symphonic works by Tchaikovsky. TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1 in g minor, Op. 13 “Winter Daydreams”; The Tempest, Op. 18 – Orch. of St. Luke’s/ Pablo Heras-Cadado – Harmonia mundi HMC 902220, 68:18 (11/4/16) [Distr. By PIAS] ****: Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony (1868) combines his strong desire to compete […]

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in a minor; GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto in a minor – Nicola Benedetti, v./ Bournemouth Sym. Orch./ Kirill Karabits – Decca

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in a minor; GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto in a minor – Nicola Benedetti, v./ Bournemouth Sym. Orch./ Kirill Karabits – Decca

Nicola Benedetti lends her suave virtuosity to two Russian staples of contrasting temperament. SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in a minor, Op. 99; GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto in a minor, Op. 82 – Nicola Benedetti, violin/ Bournemouth Sym. Orch./ Kirill Karabits – Decca 478 8758, 59:05 (7/1/16) [Distr. by Universal] ****: The story of the Shostakovich […]

“Russian Dances” – TCHAIKOVSKY, SHOSTAKOVICH, GLAZUNOV, STRAVINSKY – Suisse Romande – Pentatone

“Russian Dances” – TCHAIKOVSKY, SHOSTAKOVICH, GLAZUNOV, STRAVINSKY – Suisse Romande – Pentatone

“RUSSIAN DANCES” = TCHAIKOVSKY: Suite from Swan Lake; GLAZUNOV 2 Concert Waltzes; SHOSTAKOVICH: The Golden Age; STRAVINSKY: Circus Polka – Kazuki Yamada/ Orch. de la Suisse Romande – Pentatone multichannel (5.0) SACD PTC 5186 557, 70:54 (3/11/16) ***: Nice sonics and playing but the program is a bit mundane. “Russian Dances” is a pleasant diversion […]

KREISLER: Music for Violin and Piano – Shlomo Mintz, v./ Cliford Benson, p. – PentaTone

KREISLER: Music for Violin and Piano – Shlomo Mintz, v./ Cliford Benson, p. – PentaTone

A charming hour of Fritz Kreisler favorites, performed by a gifted violinist who relished the composer’s renaissance.  KREISLER: Music for Violin and Piano – Polichinelle; La Gitana; ALBENIZ: Tango; Rondino on a theme by BEETHOVEN; Caprice viennois, Op. 2; WEBER: Larghetto; Zigeuner-Capriccio; WIENIAWSKI: Caprice in E-flat Major; Liebesleid; Tambourin chinois; DVORAK: Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, […]

Home Page for Sept. 2012

Home Page for Sept. 2012

Our September drawing/giveaway is for seven of the eight-CD box sets of the Complete Glazunov Symphonies, Concertos and various other works, with noted soloists and José Serebrier conducting the Royal Scottish and the Russian National Orchestra. There is no direct competition for this superb Warner Classics CD package (reviewed here), and you could be one […]