3 CD / BBC Legends / 2011-09-27Works: Aram Khachaturian: Concert-Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococ...
Performers: Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Hurst, George; Davis, Colin; Britten, Benjamin; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Considered one of the greatest cellists of the second half of the 20th century is the Russian musician and conductor, Mstislav Rostropovich. Collected here in...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-05-27Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"; Claude Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Performers: Lush, Ernest; Tortelier, Paul [Cello]; Tortelier, Yan Pascal
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Pritchard, John
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
The French cellist Paul Tortelier was one of the truly great artists of the 20th Century. He collaborated with such eminent conductors as Sir Thomas...continue...
2 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-07-25Works: Edward Elgar: Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town"; Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55; Malcolm Arnold: Beckus the Dandipratt Overture, Op. 5; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 2 in C ...
Conductors: Silvestri, Constantin
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Constantin Silvestri, conductor and composer, was born in Bucharest and became conductor of the Bacharest Philharmonic. He also conducted the Leningrad Philharmonic and Hungarian State...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-06-27Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Jubel Overture, J 245/Op. 59; Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin; Willem Pijper: Symphony no 3, K. 71; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Emmanuel Chabrier: Work(s)
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
"The opening of the little known Weber overture may contain the seeds of Wagner's overture to 'Die Meistersinger,' the ending is a stirring take on...continue...