Richter: The Enigma, A Film by Bruno Monsaingeon - Performances, Interviews and Archival Footage / Sviatoslav Richter, piano [Blu-ray]
1 Blu-Ray Video / EuroArts / 2015-02-24Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major, Op. 56 "Triple Concerto"; Hugo Wolf: Mörike Lieder
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich; Oistrach, David; Richter, Sviatoslav; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Sviatoslav Richter (1915 - 97), one of the greatest exponents of the famed Russian piano school, broke his life-long silence and allowed himself to be...continue...
Run Time: 154 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Russian, Korean
Pierre Moneux in Amsterdam, 1960-1963: Beethoven: Symphony no. 3; Brahms: Symphony no. 1; Berlioz: Harold in Italy; Dvorak: Cello Concerto / Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
2 CD / Tahra / 2014-05-13Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie no 3, op. 55 'Eroica'; Hector Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra, Op. 16; Johannes Brahms: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68; Antonin Dvorák: Concert...
Performers: Boon, Klaas [Viola]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: ; Concertgebouw Orchestra
This set documents the penultimate concert conducted by Pierre Monteux (he was 88 years old), leading the famous Concertgebouw of Amsterdam. The program includes Beethoven's...continue...
1 CD / Regis Records / 2014-05-12Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107; Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77
Performers: Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Mravinsky, Yevgeny
It would be impossible to over-praise Rostropovich's performance of the solo part, which combines phenomenal technique with the complete musical understanding one expects...continue...