Recordings

Shostakovich: Symphonies No. 5 and No. 9

Part of the RNO/PentaTone Shostakovich Cycle
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op. 47
Symphony No.9 in E flat, Op. 70, for violin and orchestra
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Alexei Bruni, concertmaster
Pentatone SACD
PTC 5186 096
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Prokofiev & Beintus: Peter and the Wolf / Wolf Tracks (in Spanish)

Prokofiev:Peter and the Wolf
Sophia Loren, narrator (in English)
Beintus: Wolf Tracks
Antonio Banderas, narrator (in Spanish)
Kent Nagano, conductor
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Winner of 2004 GRAMMY Award

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Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Sérénade mélancolique, Op. 26
Valse – Scherzo, Op. 34
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42
Julia Fischer, violin
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor [For full listing, see the page for the re-release of this album.]
Pentatone SACD
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8

Part of the RNO/PentaTone Shostakovich Cycle
Symphony No. 8
Paavo Berglund, conductor
Pentatone SACD
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Shostakovich: Symphonies No. 1 and No. 6

Part of the RNO/PentaTone Shostakovich Cycle
Symphony No. 1 in F minor Op. 10
Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 54
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Pentatone SACD
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905"

Part of the RNO/PentaTone Shostakovich Cycle
The Palace Square – Adagio
The Ninth of January – Allegro
In memoriam - Adagio
The Tocsin – Allegro non troppo
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Pentatone SACD
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Ravel & Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (Francesco Tristano Schlimé)

Ravel, Piano Concerto in G
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 5
Schlimé, 3 Improvisations
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Pentatone SACD
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Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3; Stravinsky: Divertimento

Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 in G, Op. 55 (1884)
Stravinsky: Divertimento (1934, rev. 1949)
Ballet Suite from Le baiser de la fée (The Fairy’s Kiss)
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
DSD recorded
Pentatone SACD
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Getty: Young America

Choral Works by Gordon Getty
Young America
Three Welsh Songs
Annabel Lee
Victorian Scenes
Jerusalem
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor) with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus; Russian National Orchestra (Alexander Vedernikov, conductor) with the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
Pentatone SACD
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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
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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
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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
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