VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
CHSA 5315 (Chandos Records, SACD)
FIRST RELEASE (11 November 2022)
Playing time: 83'27"
Booklet pages: 30
℗ 2022 Chandos Records Ltd
© 2022 Chandos Records Ltd
Main country of recording: United Kingdom
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Stravinsky: Orchestral Works published on 11 October 2022
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971):
1 Greeting Prelude (1955) for the eightieth birthday of Pierre Monteux
Symphony in C (1938-40), dedicated to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of its existence
2 Moderato alla breve – Tempo agitato senza troppo accelerare –
3 Larghetto concertante – Doppio movimento – Doppio valore –
4 Allegretto – Meno mosso – Tempo I, Allegretto – Più mosso –
5 Largo – Tempo giusto, alla breve – Largo (Doppie del Tempo I) –
A tempo [giusto] – Alle breve (in 2) – Poco meno mosso
Divertimento (1934, revised 1949) - symphonic suite from the ballet The Fairy's Kiss (1928)
7 Danses suisses
9 Pas de deux
10 Circus Polka (1942) composed for a young elephant - symphonic version (1944)
Symphony in Three Movements (1942-45), dedicated to the New York Philharmonic Symphony Society
12 Andante - Più mosso - Tempo I –
13 Interlude. L'istesso tempo - Con moto – Più presto – Meno mosso (Con moto) – L'istesso tempo, tranquillo – Alla breve – Agitato ma sempre l'istesso tempo
Andrew Davis directs the BBC Philharmonic in this all-Stravinsky programme, in which the Symphony in C and Symphony in Three Movements feature alongside the Divertimento, Greeting Prelude, and Circus Polka.
Recorded on 26 April 2019 (Symphony in C) and 21 and
22 March 2022 (other works) at MediaCityUK, Salford, Manchester, UK.