Glass' Double Concerto (2010 )

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Glass' Double Concerto (2010 )

Post by Rach3 » Tue May 21, 2019 10:24 am

Philip Glass: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello ( 2010 ) , French premiere:

Gidon Kremer (violin), Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė (cello)
Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, Mikko Franck, conductor
Philharmonie,Paris, date ?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00057hh At about 1:51:00 into the broadcast.

My first hearing.Very attractive. Appears to be 1 recording at Amazon-US.

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Re: Glass' Double Concerto (2010 )

Post by Lance » Wed May 22, 2019 12:17 am

Rach 3, I didn't track down the one you mentioned on Amazon, but can you tell me what label the Double Concerto is on, and does it feature Gidon Kremer as violinist? And is Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė the cellist.

I have given some thought to the complete concerto recordings of Kremer on DGG. Do you have this - or anyone else on CMG? I'd like to know what you think of it.
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Re: Glass' Double Concerto (2010 )

Post by Rach3 » Wed May 22, 2019 5:42 pm

Here 'tis : http://tinyurl.com/y3999xlm
Different artists.
The only Kremer cd I have is the Schumann Sonatas with Argerich.
Not sure, but in the Beethoven VC I think he may play the Schnittke cadenza ; ugh.

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