Jurowski conducts Stravinsky (Vol. 1)
2 audio CD
Made in the United Kingdom
℗ 2022 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
© 2022 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
Recorded at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on 24 September 2008 (The Rite of Spring), 3 February 2018 (Symphony in E flat, The Faun and the Shepherdess) & 7 February 2018 (Scherzo fantastique, Funeral Song, The Firebird).

Producers: Andrew Walton, K&A Productions (CD1 & CD2 01–14); Nicholas Parker (CD2 tracks 15–28)Engineers: Deborah Spanton, K&A Productions (CD1 & CD2 tracks 01–14); Mike Hatch, Floating Earth (CD2 tracks 15–28)

Publishers: Symphony in E flat: Rob. Forberg Musikverlag GmbH
The Faun and the Shepherdess: Belaieff
Scherzo fantastique & The Firebird: Schott Music Ltd
Funeral Song & The Rite of Spring: Boosey & Hawkes Ltd

Total playing time: 146:56
Released: 15 July 2022

Jurowski conducts Stravinsky (Vol. 1)

Out 15 July 2022

Igor Stravinsky

Symphony in E flat, Op. 1
The Faun and the Shepherdess, Op. 2
Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3
Funeral Song, Op. 5
The Firebird (original 1910 version)
The Rite of Spring

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Angharad Lyddon mezzo-soprano
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pieter Schoeman leader

Recorded at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, London 

Vladimir Jurowski was the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Principal Conductor for 14 years from 2007–21, during which his creative energy and artistic rigour were central to the Orchestra’s success. This release captures three of his most memorable concerts with the Orchestra, tracing Stravinsky’s early creative journey from his youth amid the glittering fairytales of Imperial Russia through to those incredible moments in Paris when The Firebird and The Rite of Spring exploded in a blaze of rhythm and colour.

 

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Reviews

“what a terrific performance this is, powerful and impactful” Read the full review
Classical Source, 6 Jul 2022

 

“an impressive first instalment, with every performance showing the outstanding qualities that distinguished Jurowski’s work with the orchestra.” Read the full review
The Guardian, 15 Jul 2022