Russian National Orchestra

Recordings 2000-2004

Awards and Honors
Wolf Tracks | Tchaikovsky Cycle | Shostakovich Cycle
Recordings from: 1991-1999 | 2000-2004 | 2005-Present
For information on recording with the RNO, contact Paul Richardson.
Recordings by composer:

Russian Violin Concertos (Julia Fischer)

Khachaturian: Violin Concerto in D minor
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Op. 19
Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor Op. 82
Julia Fischer, violin
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Pentatone
(2004)
  • Editor's Choice, Gramophone Magazine (January 2005)
  • 2005 Echo Klassik Award, Concerto Record of the Year
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Taneyev: At the Reading of a Psalm

Sergei Taneyev
At the Reading of a Psalm
Cantata No. 2 Op. 36 (1914-1915)
With the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella Choir and the Tchernushenko Boys Choir of the Glinka Choral College
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Pentatone
(2004)
  • Classical CD of the Week: The Telegraph, London
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Russian Ballet Suites

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 1, Op. 64-bis
Khachaturian: Suite from Spartacus
Shostakovich: Suite from "The Bolt", Op. 27a
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor
Pentatone SACD
(2004)
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Prokofiev & Beintus: Peter and the Wolf / Wolf Tracks

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Beintus: Wolf Tracks
Sophia Loren, Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, narrators
Kent Nagano, conductor
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Winner of 2004 GRAMMY Award
Pentatone SACD
(2003)
  • GRAMMY Award, 2004
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Prokofiev & Beintus: Peter and the Wolf / Wolf Tracks [in Russian]

Prokofiev:Peter and the Wolf
Oleg Tabakov, narrator
Beintus: Wolf Tracks
Sergei Bezrukov, narrator
Bonus track: Sophia Loren narrates Peter and the Wolf in English.
Kent Nagano, conductor
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Winner of 2004 GRAMMY Award
(2003)

Getty & Prokofiev: Joan and the Bells, Romeo and Juliet

Gordon Getty (b.1933):
Joan and the Bells, Cantata for Soprano Baritone, Chorus & Orchestra (1998)
Lisa Delan, soprano; Vladimir Chernov, baritone; Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Stockholm
Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953):
Romeo and Juliet, Suite #2, Op 64-ter (1936)
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor
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Pentatone
(2003)
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Chopin & Loewe: Piano Concertos (Mari Kodama)

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Loewe: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A
Mari Kodama, piano
Kent Nagano, conductor

Pentatone SACD
(2003)
  • Best of 2004, Audiophile Audition
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Tchaikovsky: Violin and Piano Concertos

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (Christian Tetzlaff, soloist)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 (Nikolai Lugansky, soloist)
Kent Nagano, conductor
Pentatone
(2003)
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Prokofiev, Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos No. 3 (Mikhail Pletnev)

Concerto for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 26
Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor

Nominated for a GRAMMY Award
DG 471476 (2003)
  • Nominated for GRAMMY Award, 2004
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Dave Brubeck Returns to Moscow

Dave Brubeck Quartet
DVD/Video of Brubeck's 1997 trip to Moscow to perform with the RNO and the Dave Brubeck Quartet. Includes his mass, To Hope! A Celebration and Blue Rondo a la Turk.
(2002)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Romeo & Juliet

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - Pathétique
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 471 742 2 (2002)

Encore! The Russian National Orchestra Live in Concert

1. Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
2. Waltz of the Flowers (from The Nutcracker)
3. Spanish Dance from Raimonda
4. Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
5. Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
6. Dance from Ballet Suite No. 1
7. Waltz-Joke from Ballet Suite No. 1
8. In the Hall of the Mountain King, from Peer Gynt SuiteNo. 1
9. Young Prince and the Young Princess, from Scheherezade
10. Slavonic Dance, Op. 72, No. 2 in E minor
11. Lezghinka
RNO 100 (2002)
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Tchaikovsky & Conus: Violin Concertos (David Garrett)

Tchaikovsky
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D-major, op. 35
Jules Conus
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E minor
David Garrett, violin
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
(2001)
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Rachmaninov: The Bells; Taneyev, John of Damascus

Rachmaninov:
The Bells, op.35
Taneyev:
John of Damascus op.1
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 471 029-2 (2000)
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Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Pathetique, Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky:
Symphony No. 6, Pathetique
The Seasons
Sleeping Beauty
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
(2000)


Recordings from: 1991-1999 | 2000-2004 | 2005-Present