Recordings

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
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Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Pathetique, Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky:
Symphony No. 6, Pathetique
The Seasons
Sleeping Beauty
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
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Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1, The Isle of the Dead

Symphony No.1 in D minor, op.13
The Isle of the Dead, op.29
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 463 075-2
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Shchedrin: Carmen Suite, Naughty Limericks, The Chimes

Carmen Suite
Concertos for Orchestra No.1 -- Naughty Limericks
Concertos for Orchestra No.2 -- The Chimes
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor

DG 471 136-2
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Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker

A Tale of Dance and Music -- The Nutcracker, op.71 (VCD)
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Moscow State Academy of Choreography
(Video CD - may not be compatible with all systems)
RNO 2000
Video CD
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Scriabin: Symphony No 3, The Poem of Ecstasy

Le Poeme de l’extase, op.54
Symphony No.3 -- Le Divin Poeme, op.43
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 459 681-2
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Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty, op.66
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 457 634-2
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Beethoven & Mozart: Clarinet Concertos (Michael Collins)

Beethoven:
Concerto for Clarinet (violin) and Orchestra in D major, op.61 (arr. By Mikhail Pletnev)
Mozart:
Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A major, K.622
Michael Collins, soloist
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 457 652-2
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Weber: Invitation to the Dance

Weber:
Invitation to the Dance, op.65(J.260)
Konzerstueck for piano and Orchestra in F minor, op.79
Overture -- Abu Hassan
Overture -- Der Freischuetz
Overture -- Die drei Pintos
Overture -- Euryanthe
Overture--Oberon
Overture -- The Ruler of the Sprits
Mikhail Pletnev, soloist and conductor
DG 453 486-2
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Glazunov, Kabalevsky & Tchaikovsky (Gil Shaham)

Glazunov:
Violin Concerto in A minor, op.82
Kabalevsky:
Violin Concerto in C major, op.48
Tchaikovsky:
Souvenir d' un lieu cher, op.42
Valse-Scherzo, op.34
Gil Shaham, soloist / Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 457 064-2
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Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3, Symphonic Dances

Symphony No.3 in A minor, op.44
Symphonic Dances, op.45
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 457 598-2
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Tchaikovsky: Symphonic Poems / Manfred Symphony

DISC 1
1. Romeo and Juliet Overture
2. Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32
3. The voyevoda, Op. 78
4. The tempest, Op. 18

DISC 2
1. Marche slave, Op. 31
2. Festival Overture on the Danish National Hymn, Op. 15
3. Fatum, Op. 77
4. Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
5. Capriccio italien, Op. 45

DISC 3
1. Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
2. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
3. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
4. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
5. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
6. 1812 Overture, Op. 49

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"To present American and Russian musicians performing and teaching together at Festival Napa Valley...is precisely the kind of effort that sustains vital cultural links...at a critical time for both societies. [This] resonates with the public [and] is meaningful for the musician participants...Cultural diplomacy and music offer alternatives to contention and sustain important linkages between our societies for the long run...Now more than ever we need viable citizen-to-citizen points of contact and dialogue."

James F. Collins (Ambassador Ret.)

Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace