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 / Chandos Records / 2002-02-26Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Concerto for Violin in A minor; Muero porque no muero, cantata; Llama de Amor Viva, for baritone, chorus & orchestra; For the Death of Orpheus, for tenor, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Koh, Jennifer [Violin]; MacDougall, Jamie; Roberts, Stephen
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Spoleto Festival Orchestra
"The chorus and orchestra from the festival that Menotti has run for over 40 years respond wholeheartedly under the direction of Richard Hickox... The Violin...continue...
1 CD / Reference Recordings / 1999-05-13Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Concerto for Violin in A minor; Samuel Barber: Concerto for Violin Op. 14
Performers: Ricci, Ruggiero
Conductors: Clark, Keith
1 CD / Crystal Records / 1998-06-08Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Concerto for Violin in A minor; Alexander Arutiunian: Concerto for Violin ("Armenia--88"); Samuel Barber: Concerto for Violin, Op. 14
Performers: Verdehr, Walter
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk; Gregorian, Leon
Ensemble: Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra
"The violin concertos of Gian Carlo Menotti, Alexander Arutiunian, and Samuel Barber provide convincing proof that heart-on-the-sleeve, Romantic rhetoric was not automatically superannuated by the...continue...