Tigran Mansurian (b.1939): Quasi parlando / Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin; Anja Lechner, cello. Amsterdam Sinfonietta
1 CD / ECM / 2014-04-29Works: Tigran Mansurian: Double Concerto, for violin, cello & orchestra; Romance, for violin & orchestra; Quasi parlando, for cello & orchestra; Concerto for Violin no 2 ("Four Serious Songs")
Performers: Kopatchinskaya, Patricia; Lechner, Anja [Cello]
Conductors: Thompson, Candida
Ensemble: Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Issued in the wake of the great Armenian composer's 75th birthday, this important New Series album opens with Tigran Mansurian's fiercely-concentrated Double Concerto, composed in...continue...
Recording information: Muziekgebouw Aan't IJ, Amsterdam (10/2012)....continue...
1 CD / ECM / 2009-08-25Works: Betty Olivero: Neharót Neharót, for viola, accordion, percussion, 2 string ensembles & tape; Tigran Mansurian: Tagh for the Funeral of the Lord, for viola & percussion; Three Arias (Sung Ou...
Performers: Avraham, Lea; Elia, Ilana; Jungk, Philipp; Kashkashian, Kim [Viola]; Mansurian, Tigran [Composer]; Raskin, An; Schulkowsky, Robyn
Conductors: Liebreich, Alexander; Rose, Gil
Ensemble: Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Münchener Kammerorchester
These intense and complex compositions are also highly melodious and accessible and are tied together by Kim Kashkashian's outstanding musical personality, sensitivity and tone. Themes...continue...
Personnel: Kim Kashkashian (viola); Lea Avraham (vocals); Tigran Mansurian (piano); Robyn Schulkowsky (percussion).
Violist Kim Kashkashian brings her distinctively warm, earthy tone and impa...continue...