Giya Kancheli (b.1935): Chiaroscuro for violin & orchestra; Twilight for two violins and orchestra / Gidon Kremer & Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violins
1 CD / ECM / 2015-11-06Works: Giya Kancheli: Chiaroscuro, for violin, string orchestra & percussion; Twilight, for 2 violins (or violin and viola) & orchestra
Performers: Kopatchinskaya, Patricia; Kremer, Gidon
Ensemble: Kremerata Baltica
The great Georgian composer's twelfth ECM New Series album features first recordings of two major works performed by two powerfully expressive violinists (Gidon Kremer/ Patricia...continue...
1 CD / ECM / 2012-02-21Works: Sofia Gubaidulina: The Lyre of Orpheus, for violin, percussion & string orchestra; Canticle of the Sun (Sonnengesang), for cello, 2 percussionists & chorus
Performers: Altstaedt, Nicolas; Kremer, Gidon; Krimer, Rostislav; Pushkarev, Andrei; Sudraba, Marta; Zalupe, Rihards
Conductors: ; Sirmais, Máris
Ensemble: ; Kremerata Baltica
Sofia Gubaidulina's 80th birthday in October 2011 generated much press coverage around the world, appropriately stressing the uniqueness and the variety of her compositional approaches....continue...
Recording information: Lockenhaus Festival, Lockenhaus, Austria....continue...