Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, op. 45, Symphony No. 6

Capriccio italien, Op.45
Symphony No.6 in B minor -- Pathétique, op.74
Voyevoda, op.78
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
DG 453 450-2
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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.)

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