Peteris Vasks - works for violin & string orchestra: Vox Amoris; Tala Gaisma; Vientulais engeli / Alina Pogostkina, violin
1 CD / World Village / 2012-06-12Works: Peteris Vasks: Vox Amoris, fantasia for violin & strings; Concerto for Violin "Tala Gaisma (Distant Light)"; Vientulais engelis (Lonely Angel), meditation for violin & string orchestra
Performers: Pogostkina, Alina
Conductors: Kangas, Juha
Ensemble: ; Sinfonietta Riga
According to Vasks, the three works for violin and orchestra featured here represent the polarity between optimistic hope for a better future and an anxious...continue...
Recording information: Reformation Church, Riga, Latvia (06/2011)....continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2005-11-08Works: Kurt Weill: Concerto for Violin & wind orchestra, Op. 12; Peteris Vasks: Concerto for Violin "Tala Gaisma (Distant Light)"
Performers: Marwood, Anthony
Conductors: Marwood, Anthony
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Anthony Marwoods silvery tone and immaculate intonation is again on display in this fascinating disc....continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 1999-01-28Works: Peteris Vasks: Symphony no 2; Concerto for Violin "Tala Gaisma (Distant Light)"
Performers: Storgards, John [Conductor, Violin]
Conductors: Storgårds, John; Kangas, Juha
Ensemble: ; Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Vasks Symphony No. 2 is a dramatic and powerful work. The first notes evoke the character of the 'Dies Irae' from Verdi's Requiem while other...continue...