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 / 2006-09-19Works: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488
Performers: Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra
The BBC Legends live Performance, in excellent sound, from a packed Royal Festival Hall in 1968, demonstrates that Rubinstein had lost none of his fire...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21Works: Antonin Dvorák: Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"
Performers: Fournier, Pierre [Cello]; Francescatti, Zino
Conductors: Davis, Colin; Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Fournier and Zino Francescatti were born in Paris and Marseille respectively. Fournier was the leading French cellist of his generation and performed with all...continue...