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New releases for 2013 on French naïve label

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on January 30, 2013 by orinococds

An overview of new cds to be released this year by naïve, just to whet the appetite…
. The first naïve recording of the new it baroque voice Franco Fagioli, an amazing program based upon the career of Farinelli’s rival Caffarelli
. The French art of song and mélodie, from Debussy and Hahn to Trénet, Barbara and Brel, by the unique Anne Sofie von Otter
. Fazil Say’s return to Beethoven through two legendary works
. Stravinsky’s intense Rite of Spring and Firebird by Tugan Sokhiev and Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, in a superb CD+DVD+book set, as 2013 celebrates the centenary of Stravinsky’s masterpiece
. Nikolai Lugansky’s first concerto recording on Naïve: Grieg and Prokofiev with DSO and Kent Nagano
. Bach complete Suites par the fascinating and eternal Hopkinson Smith
. The 3rd and 4th volumes of Vivaldi’s fascinating concertos for bassoon by Sergio Azzolini
. Francesco Piemontesi’s first recording on naïve, a brilliant performance of Dvorak and Schumann’s piano concertos
. The 5th volume of Vivaldi’s violin concertos, by Dmitry Sinkovsky, who plays one of those at each concert of Joyce di Donato’s current tour
. Bach Suites nos. 1, 3 and 5 by the magic viola of Antoine Tamestit
. A new complete opera in the Vivaldi Edition: Catone in Utica, conducted by Alan Curtis
. Sergey Khachatryan’s first recording in three years: Brahms violin sonatas, along with a series of recitals in Europe
. French masterpieces of the 20th century by Debussy, Stravinsky and Ravel, gathered together by Philippe Jordanand Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris
. A new back catalogue series, Passport for the desert island – 16 recordings renowned for both repertoires and performances
. Handel operatic discoveries by Ann Hallenberg
. Concertos for 2 violins of Vivaldi, by Dmitry Sinkovsky and Riccardo Minasi
. Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto, by Sarah Nemtanu, who already put this work in over 1M people’s ears through her performance in the picture Le Concert
. Schubert’s renowned String Quintet by the French “cream of the cream”, Anne Gastinel and Quatuor Diotima
. Cherubini’s Lodoïska by Le Cercle de l’Harmonie and a brilliant French cast
. An organ recording to go along the worldwide celebrations of Notre-Dame-de-Paris 850th anniversary and the worldwide “organ day” held in May 2013
. Debussy operatic masterpiece Pelléas et Mélisande by Philippe Jordan and Bob Wilson – and Stéphane Degout, Elena Tsallagova, Anne Sofie von Otter…
. Mr Paganini, Laurent Korcia’s new thrilling project
. A CD+DVD special project dedicated to Lise de la Salle to celebrate 10 years of brilliant recordings
. An intense programme on love and sadness by baroque stars Roberta Invernizzi and Sonia Prina
. Two new Clefs de l’Orchestre de Jean-François Zygel on Stravinsky’s Firebird and Prokofiev’s Romeo et Juliette – a connection to symphonic masterpieces that has no equivalent in the world
. A new special product dedicated to Vivaldi operas
. A Janacek recording by Accentus, Lise Berthaud and Alain Planès
. Antoine Tamestit and Paavo Jarvi’s tribute to composer-violist Paul Hindemith, who passed away 50 years ago
. Rolf Lislevand’s new discovery, The Carbonchi book
. Orchestral jewels of French giants Debussy and Ravel, conducted by Thomas Zehetmair
. Beethoven and Schubert’s most renowned works for flute, by Juliette Hurel
. An amazing anthology of countertenors arias

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Vivaldi: Concerti per violino V | Dmitry Sinkovsky | Il Pomo d’Oro

Posted in Concerto, Violin with tags , , , , on December 18, 2012 by orinococds
Vivaldi: violin concertos Vol V  'Per Pisendal' |

Vivaldi: violin concertos Vol V ‘Per Pisendal’ | Dmitry Sinkovsky | Il Pomo d’Oro | OP30538 | $NZ 33 | 1 cd, 77min

This will be the 49th title in the Vivaldi Edition and the 5th volume, out of approximately 12, of the series dedicated to the violin concertos whose manuscripts are held in the National Library of Turin
All the concertos selected here are linked to German violinist Johann Georg Pisendel, member of the Dresden orchestra, that spent a long time in Venice in 1716-1717, beside the Electoral Prince of Saxony Friedrich August. Vivaldi and Pisendel became very close friends and the Prete Rosso composed several works for Pisendel. Moreover, Pisendel copied and performed afterwards in Germany several concertos of Vivaldi
This series of 7 concertos is an overview of the complete art of Vivaldi as a composer and violinist: large scale of music, invention, expression, energy, power of evocation, considerable virtuosity
Dmitry Sinkowsky is a fast rising baroque violinist and conductor. He is currently the conductor of the Italian leading baroque orchestra Il Complesso Barocco in Joyce di Donato’s worldwide ‘Drama Queen’ tour. In every concert of this tour, he performs Vivaldi’s violin concerto RV 242, featuring in this new recording.

The violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky gyrated like a rock guitarist during his gorgeous rendition of Vivaldi’s Concerto in D minor for Violin, Strings and Continuo (RV 242), his virtuosity seeming as effortless as Ms. DiDonato’s, and his soulful, aching rendition of the Adagio holding the audience spellbound.” — The New York Times – November 2012

“Of the four instrumental “fillers” they performed between DiDonato’s arias, Vivaldi’s Concerto for violin and strings RV 242 “per Pisendel” enabled Sinkovsky, who already dominated the ensemble with his dancing, bending, swooping style, to establish himself as DiDonato’s equal in virtuoso technique.” — San Francisco Classical Voice – November 2012

“After an equally virtuosic display by members of Il Complesso Barocco in Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Minor (RV 242), led with flamboyant style and dizzying technical facility by Dmitry Sinkovsky.” — Opera Obsession – November 2012

| naïve, Vivaldi Edition | OP30538 | 32-page booklet (FR, EN, GE, IT) |