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 / Albany Records / 2011-05-10Works: Theodore Wiprud: Hosannas of the Second Heaven, for orchestra; Quartet for Strings no 1 "Refining Fire"; A Georgia Song, for voice, saxophone & piano; Saxophone Quartet
Performers: Corley, Maria; Ries, Tim; Taylor, Darryl
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk;
Ensemble: Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic; Ciompi Quartet; Five Letter Four
Composer, concert presenter, educator and arts administrator, Theodore Wiprud has played many important roles in American musical life since the 1980s. His ongoing work with...continue...