1 CD / Champs Hill Records / 2012-09-25Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Concerto for Violin in A minor; Theodore Wiprud: Concerto for Violin ("Katrina"); Samuel Barber: Concerto for Violin, Op. 14
Performers: Shapira, Ittai
Conductors: Sanderling, Thomas; Thomson, Neil
Ensemble: ; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
In this laudable effort Israeli virtuoso violinist Ittai Shapira gathers three seemingly disparate violin concertos to create a picture of the genre through a particularly...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-09-29Works: Sergei Taneyev: Saint John of Damaskus, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 1; Suite de concert for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 28
Performers: Kaler, Ilya [Violin]
Conductors: Sanderling, Thomas
Ensemble: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Inspired by a poem by Aleksey Tolstoy, Taneyev's cantata 'John of Damascus' was the first work that the self-critical Russian composer deemed worthy of an...continue...