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Violin Concertos (Sony Audio CD)

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Publisher: Select Music

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Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck
Warsaw Philharmonic, Antoni Wit

For his latest recording, the eminent violinist Frank Peter Zimmerman has recorded the concertos Nos. 1 & 2 by Polish composer Karol Szymanowski, accompanied by the Warsaw Philharmonic under the baton of Antoni Wit. The final piece on the album is the violin concerto No. 1, op.35 by Benjamin Britten for which Zimmerman is partnered by the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Manfred Honeck. Once more Zimmermann excels in the whole technical range of his instrument and shows sensitivity for these unusual works.

“…the exquisitely-toned, raptly-poetic Frank Peter Zimmerman” The Independent

On the 9th September 2009 at the BBC Proms Zimmerman is performing the UK premiere of Augusta Read Thomas’s Violin Concerto No.3 ‘Juggler In Paradise’, a BBC commission, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Jirí Belohlávek. He will also be appearing on the 5th July 2009 at the Barbican with the LSO and Daniel Harding in a performance of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto.

(scheduled for release on 6 July 2009. Order it now and we will deliver it as soon as it is available.)


Contents and Reviews


Britten: Violin Concerto in D minor Op 15: I Moderato con moto - Agitato - Tempo primo II Vivace - Animando - Largamente - Cadenza III Passacaglia Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1 Op 35 Violin Concerto No. 2 Op 61