TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 2; KHACHATURIAN: Piano Concerto – Xiayin Wang, p. – Royal Scottish Nat. Orch./Peter Oundjian – Chandos
Two little known Romantic Russian piano concertos thrill in expansive SACD sound. TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 2; KHACHATURIAN: Piano Concerto – Xiayin Wang, p. – Royal Scottish Nat. Orch./Peter Oundjian – Chandos multichannel SACD CHSA 5167, 75:54 ****: The pairing of these two Russian Romantic warhorses brings together two works that deserve to be performed […]
MYROSLAV SKORYK: Dytynstvo (Childhood); Diptych; Caprice No. 19; Violin Concerto No. 7; Melody; Cello Concerto; Spanish Dance; Carpathian Concerto for Orch. – Soloists /Odessa Philharmonic Orch./Hobart Earle – Naxos
This will remind you of a lot of other Baltic offerings from awhile ago.
HAMPSON SISLER: Milestones; Five Shakespeare Sonnets— Ian Greenlaw, bar./ Michelle Trovato, sop./ National Sym. Orch. of Ukraine/ Bulgarian National Radio Sym. Orch./ Crimean State Philharmonic Sym. Orch./ Arkady Leytush – MSR
This new release of the music of Sisler casts him in a new and favorable light.
“Mirror of Eternity” = ARAM KHATCHATURIAN: Flute Concerto; HOUTAF KHOURY: Mirror of Eternity; YEVHEN STANKOVYCH: Chamber Symphony No. 3 – Wissam Boustany, flute/Volodymyr Sirenko/National Sym. Orch. of Ukraine – Nimbus Records
Some little known gems from the Ukraine in very fine performances.