1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-05-29Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: The Bells, choral symphony for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35; Sergey Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
Performers: Hodgson, Alfreda; Leiferkus, Sergei; Prokina, Yelena; Shtoda, Daniil
Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra Chorus
ICA marks the 10th anniversary of the great Evgeny Svetlanov's death with a coupling of Rachmaninov's The Bells and Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky, two composers that...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2009-03-01Works: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36; Sergey Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1 in D minor, Op. 13; Sergey Prokofiev: Ode to the End of the War, for winds, 8 harps, 4 pianos, bra...
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Guild / 2007-12-01Works: Frederick Delius: Concerto for Piano in C minor, RT vii/4; Sergey Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini; Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Performers: Moiseiwitsch, Benno
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Rignold, Hugo
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
The great-Russian born pianist Moiseiwitsch was predominantly a performer of Romantic works. This CD restores his 2nd recording of the Rachmaninov Concerto No. 2, made...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30; Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 16
Performers: Cherkassky, Shura
Conductors: Schwarz, Rudolf; Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra
"These recordings of concerts with Russian pianist Shura Cherkassky are a real treat for lovers of temperament and spontaneity. A native of Odessa, the legendary...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 1999-06-15Works: Richard Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto; Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini; George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto f...
Performers: Thibaudet, Jean-Yves [Piano]
Conductors: Wolff, Hugh; Ashkenazy, Vladimir
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Cleveland Orchestra
Personnel: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano).
For this disc of film-related music, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet looks back to the black-and-white movies of the 1940s and 50s, when piano-orchestral wo...continue...