Polish Archive

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major; SCRIABIN: Piano Concerto in f-sharp; DVORAK: Sym. Variations – Paul Badura-Skoda, p./ Polish Radio Sym. Orch./ Charles Mackerras – Pristine Audio

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major; SCRIABIN: Piano Concerto in f-sharp; DVORAK: Sym. Variations – Paul Badura-Skoda, p./ Polish Radio Sym. Orch./ Charles Mackerras – Pristine Audio

Charles Mackerras makes his Pristine debut with a concert appearance in Scotland with the Polish Radio Orchestra. SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 70; SCRIABIN: Piano Concerto in f-sharp minor, Op. 20; DVORAK: Symphonic Variations, Op. 78 – Paul Badura-Skoda, p./ Polish Radio Sym. Orch./ Charles Mackerras – Pristine Audio PASC 487, 74:47 […]

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25 – Andre Tchaikowsky

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25 – Andre Tchaikowsky

HDTT restores Polish pianist Andre Tchaikowsky’s most famous concerto recording, but even in fine sound, it’s all alone. MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503 – Andre Tchaikowsky, p./ Chicago Sym./ Fritz Reiner – HDTT, 33:00 [avail. in various formats from www.highdeftapetranfers.com] ***: Polish piano virtuoso Andre Tchaikowsky (nee Krauthammer), 1935-1982, made […]

CHOPIN: Four Ballades; Berceuse in D-flat Major; Four Mazurkas – Yundi Li, piano – DGG

CHOPIN: Four Ballades; Berceuse in D-flat Major; Four Mazurkas – Yundi Li, piano – DGG

Yundi’s Chopin recital surveys the epic, the poetic, and the intimate with grace and stylistic security. CHOPIN: Four Ballades; Berceuse in D-flat Major, Op. 57; Four Mazurkas, Op. 17 – Yundi Li, piano – DGG 481 2443, 56:00 (2/26/16) [Distr. by Universal] ****: Having become the first Chinese performer ever to win the prestigious Chopin […]

RÓŻYCKI: Ballade;  Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 – Jonathan Plowright (piano)/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Łukasz Borowicz – Hyperion

RÓŻYCKI: Ballade; Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 – Jonathan Plowright (piano)/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Łukasz Borowicz – Hyperion

A thoroughly recommendable release of late Romantic piano concertos. LUDOMIR RÓŻYCKI: Ballade;  Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 43;  Piano Concerto No. 2 – Jonathan Plowright (piano)/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Łukasz Borowicz – Hyperion CDA 68066, 63:09 or 96K/24-bit download [Distr. by Harmonia mundi] (2/5/16) ****: Ludomir Różycki (1883-1953) is the subject […]

MAX BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 3 in D minor; Scottish Fantasy – Jack Liebeck, violin/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Martyn Brabbins – Hyperion EMIL MŁYNARSKI: Violin Concerti No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11 & No. 2 in D major, Op. 16; ALEKSANDER ZARZYCKI: Introduction et Cracovienne in D major; Mazurka in G major – Eugene Ugorski, v. / BBC Scottish Sym. Orch. / Michal Dworzyński – Hyperion

MAX BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 3 in D minor; Scottish Fantasy – Jack Liebeck, violin/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Martyn Brabbins – Hyperion
EMIL MŁYNARSKI: Violin Concerti No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11 & No. 2 in D major, Op. 16; ALEKSANDER ZARZYCKI: Introduction et Cracovienne in D major; Mazurka in G major – Eugene Ugorski, v. / BBC Scottish Sym. Orch. / Michal Dworzyński – Hyperion

Inspired romantic works for violin and orchestra that possess melodic gifts that inspire repeated hearings.

MAX BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 3 in D minor; Scottish Fantasy – Jack Liebeck, violin/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Martyn Brabbins – Hyperion EMIL MŁYNARSKI: Violin Concerti No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11 & No. 2 in D major, Op. 16; ALEKSANDER ZARZYCKI: Introduction et Cracovienne in D major; Mazurka in G major – Eugene Ugorski, v. / BBC Scottish Sym. Orch. / Michal Dworzyński – Hyperion

MAX BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 3 in D minor; Scottish Fantasy – Jack Liebeck, violin/ BBC Scottish Sym. Orch./ Martyn Brabbins – Hyperion EMIL MŁYNARSKI: Violin Concerti No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11 & No. 2 in D major, Op. 16; ALEKSANDER ZARZYCKI: Introduction et Cracovienne in D major; Mazurka in G major – Eugene Ugorski, v. / BBC Scottish Sym. Orch. / Michal Dworzyński – Hyperion

Inspired romantic works for violin and orchestra that possess melodic gifts that inspire repeated hearings.