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The Orchestre de Paris conducted by Paavo Järvi with Tatjana Vassiljeva at the Musikverein in Vienne

The Orchestre de Paris (ODP) Conducted by Paavo Järvi with Tatjana Vassiljeva Recorded at the Musikverein in Vienna, 28 May 2014 Cello: Tatjana Vassiljeva Conductor: Paavo Järvi Solo violin: Philippe Aïche Modest Mussorgsky / A Night on Bald Mountain (Rimski-Korsakov version) Dmitry Shostakovich / Concerto for Cello n° 1 in E-flat major, op.107 (with Tatjana Vassiljeva) Maurice Ravel / Noble and Sentimental Waltzes, version for orchestra Igor Stravinsky / The Firebird, orchestral suite (1919 version) Paavo Järvi, artistic musical of the Orchestre de Paris since 2010, opens the evening with a symphonic poem, Night on Bald Mountain,...

Das Rheingold

Das Rheingold (Munich, 1869) is the prologue to the Ring of the Nibelung. In a world where harmony still holds sway, the Rhine maidens (water nymphs) watch over their treasure in the depths of the Rhine. However, it is then stolen by Alberich, the Nibelung, an evil, lecherous dwarf who knows its secret: whoever steals the gold and makes it into a ring will become ruler of the world, on condition that he renounces love. Wotan, king of the gods, advised by the cunning demigod, Loge, takes the gold and the ring from Alberich to pay for the palace of Walhalla, which the giants Fasolt and Fafner have built for him. However, Alberich lays a terrible curse: the...

The Tales of Hoffman

‘The Tales of Hoffman’ (Paris, 1881) is evidence of Hoffman’s determination to surpass his success with operettas and enter the world of grand opera. This is a highly inspired work where fantasy and emotion form a subtle, supernatural blend with satire and the grotesque. Hoffman, the narrator and protagonist, relates three tales to his drinking companions. Each tale illustrates a facet of his stormy affair with the singer Stella. The tales tell the stories of Olympia, a mechanical doll, Antonia, a singer, who sings herself to death, and Giulietta, a courtesan who steals people’s reflections. Casting : Stella - Susana Cordón Olympia - Kathleen...

The Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra at Kazan dir. by Alexander Sladkovsky with Denis Matsuev

Piano: Denis Matsuev Conductor: Alexander Sladkovsky Sergei Rachmaninov / “The Isle of the Dead” Symphonic poem, op.29 Sergei Rachmaninov / Concerto for piano and orchestra n°1 in F-sharp minor, op. 1 Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky / "Manfred" Symphony in B minor, op. 58 Denis Matsuev, piano, conducted by Alexander Sladkovsky and accompanied by one of the best orchestras in Russia, the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, performs works by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov in their home venue in Kazan, the Saydashev State Great Concert Hall. A star among Russian piano players, Denis Matsuev performs throughout the entire world under the baton of the greatest...

The Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra in Kazan directed by Alexander Sladkovsky

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky / “Francesca da Rimini”, symphonic fantasy, op. 32 Serge Rachmaninov / Three Russian songs, op. 41 Alexander Scriabin / Poem of Ecstasy, op. 54 Sergey Prokofiev / Symphony n°3, op. 44 The Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra and the Academic Big chorus "Master of choral singing", conducted by Alexander Sladkovsky, perform in the State Great Concert Hall in Kazan, presenting works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Prokofiev. A program created around Russian composers, performed by the regional orchestra in its home venue and conducted by its musical director and principal conductor.