Russian conductor Evgeny Svetlanov is widely respected for his long service and deep devotion to the music of his homeland, but BBC Music has done him no favors by releasing this 1999 recording, with the BBC Symphony playing Rachmaninov's The Isle of the Dead and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
Evgeny Svetlanov, "Daybreak in the Fields", Symphonic Tableau. As part of Moscow’s Svetlanov Universe Festival, conductor Robert Trevino leads the Alexander Yurlov Russian State Capella and the Evgeny Svetlanov State National Symphonic Orchestra in works by Svetlanov, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninov. They are joined by Russian violin virtuoso Vadim Repin, soprano Ekaterina Morozova, tenor Bogdan Volkov, and bass Piotr Migunov.
Evgeny Svetlanov (1928-2002): Siberian Fantasy Preludes (Symphonic Reflections) Festive Poem O. Daugava. CD 10: Evgeny Svetlanov (1928-2002): Symphony N°1 in B minor O. 3 Pictures of Spain. Alexei Muravlev (. 924): Azov Mountain – Symphonic Poem in D major O. 0. USSR State Symphony Orchestra Bolshoi Theatre Symphony Orchestra Grand Symphony Orchestra of TV and Radio Evgeny Svetlanov – conductor.
Here the legendary Russian maestro Evgeny Svetlanov leads a vivid performance of the symphony, captured here on archival footage. Hope, romance, and redemption are the hallmarks of Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27. It shows evidence of his recent move with his family to Dresden: tastes of Richard Strauss (whose seminal opera Salome had recently premiered there) mix with echoes of Wagner in the arresting melodies and brilliant orchestration. The Evgeny Svetlanov Foundation has kindly provided this program to us as part of its celebrations of the maestro's 90th birthday. Svetlanov in the Spotlight. State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR. Evgeny Svetlanov Conductor. Sergei Rachmaninov, Symphony No. 1. Largo - Allegro moderato.
Album title: Tribute to Evgeny Svetlanov. Composer(s): Bartok, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov. Works: Rachmaninov: The Bells; Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3; Prokofiev: Two Poems for Female Chorus & Orchestra, Op. 7; Seven, They Are Seven. Performer: Tatiana Pavlovskaya (soprano), Vsevolod Grivnov (tenor), Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Yefim Bronfman (piano); Yurlov State Academic Chorus; State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia/Vladimir Jurowski. Label: Bel Air. Catalogue Number
Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra - The Consecration Of Spring: II. Part 2: The Sacrifice 18:29. Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов, Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra - Symphony No. 1 In D Minor, Op. 13: III. Larghetto 12:16. Evgeny Svetlanov, Государственный академический симфонический оркестр СССР - Symphony No. 13: IV. Allegro con fuoco 12:34. 13: I. Grave, Allegro ma non troppo 14:15. 13: II. Allegro animato 08:20. All songs from Sergey.
Audio CD, June 17, 1997. Svetlanov is so attuned to the Russian repertoire that you'll want no other conductor. One person found this helpful.
|1||Prince Rostislav, symphonic poem for orchestra, TN ii/44||Evgeny Svetlanov|
|2||Caprice bohémien (Capriccio on Gypsy Themes), for orchestra in E minor/E major, Op. 12||Evgeny Svetlanov|
|Moments Musicaux (6) for piano, Op. 16|
|3||No. 3 in B minor||Evgeny Svetlanov|
|4||No. 5 in D flat major||Evgeny Svetlanov|
|5||Vocalise, transcription for piano, Op. 34/14||Evgeny Svetlanov|
|6||Prelude for piano No.5 in D major, Op. 23/4||Evgeny Svetlanov|
|Morceaux de fantaisie (5), for piano, Op. 3|
|7||No. 1, Elegie||Evgeny Svetlanov|
CreditsLarissa Abelyan - Editing
V. Antonenko - Engineer
V. Baikov - Cover Design
Elena Buneyeva - Engineer
Evgeny Svetlanov - Conductor, Piano, Primary Artist
USSR Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra
Igor Veprintsev - Engineer