Acceptera cookies

NaxosDirect använder cookies. Genom att fortsätta på sidan godkänner du användandet av cookies.
Jag accepterar
Image

Rachmaninov, Sergey - All-Night Vigil (Vespers)


Köp + 89 kr

Leveranstid: Skickas vanligtvis inom 2-5 dagar
London Symphony Chorus / Simon Halsey

In their first LSO Live spotlight release, the London Symphony Chorus deliver a passionate performance of Rachmaninov’s All-Night Vigil, under the baton of acclaimed LSO Choral Director, Simon Halsey.

Formed in 1966 to complement the work of the LSO, 2016 sees the London Symphony Chorus celebrate its 50th Anniversary as one of the UK’s most well established choirs. Made up of over 160 amateur singers from all walks of life, the Chorus has recorded widely for LSO Live, the partnership resulting in several award winning releases - including three Grammy Awards, received for Berlioz Les Troyens and Verdi Falstaff.

Hauntingly beautiful, All-Night Vigil is a cornerstone of the choral repertoire, its fifteen a cappella movements considered amongst the composer’s finest achievements. Composed in 1915, against a backdrop of political turmoil in Russia and the early throes of The First World War, the sense of spiritual transcendence in the work may be interpreted as the composer’s response to the chaos and suffering around him. While Rachmaninov was no conventional believer, the rituals and traditions of the Orthodox Church were an essential part of his cultural background, evident in his use of chants from the Russian Church as the basis for ten of the work’s fifteen sections. For the remaining five, Rachmaninov composed entirely new music, though these are so heavily influenced by tradition that it is near impossible to tell the difference.

Throughout All-Night Vigil, Rachmaninov’s immense compositional skill is on display - exploring a variety of textures, timbres, rhythms and registers, all of which are beautifully handled by the Choir and Simon Halsey.

Sharing choral music with the community is a key mission for the London Symphony Chorus and in 2015 Halsey prepared LSO Discovery and Community Choirs for the UK premiere of Jonathan Dove’s children’s opera The Monster in the Maze. Halsey and the LSC will continue this community work in 2016, with the world premiere of another children’s opera The Hogboon, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and performed in memory of its composer, the late Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
Fakta
Artikelnummer LSO0781
Streckkod 0822231178125
Utgivningsdatum 2016-06-24
Kategori Klassiskt
Skivbolag LSO Live
Enhet Hybrid SACD
Antal enheter 1
Utövare
Artister Halsey, Simon
Ensembler London Symphony Chorus
Kompositörer Rachmaninov, Sergey
Disk: 1
1 All-Night Vigil (Vespers)
Skriv din egen recension
Du måste logga in för att kunna skriva en recension
Om du tycker om All-Night Vigil (Vespers), berätta det gärna för dina vänner! Du kan snabbt och enkelt dela denna sida direkt på Facebook, Twitter och via e-post här nedanför.

Rekommendationer

Image
379 kr
Sibelius, Jean - Symphonies Nos. 1-7 (5 SACD) - London Symphony Orchestra
Image
129 kr
Bartók, Béla - Stravinsky: The Firebird - Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3, Suite from the Miraculous Mandarin - Gergiev, Valery
Image
299 kr
Rachmaninov, Sergey - Troika - La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Image
159 kr
Goldenweiser, Alexander - À la mémoire d’un grand artiste - Schäfer, Michael
Rachmaninov, Sergey - Symphony No. 1 - Gergiev, Valery LSO0784 2016-09-09 89 kr
Scriabin, Alexander - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 (2CD) - Gergiev, Valery LSO0770 2016-05-27 129 kr
Panufnik Legacies II (The) - Roth, Francois-Xavier LSO5070 2016-05-13 99 kr
Rachmaninov, Sergey - Symphony No. 3 - Gergiev, Valery LSO0779 2015-09-25 89 kr
Rachmaninov, Sergey - Symphonic Dances - Gergiev, Valery LSO0688 2012-04-12 99 kr
Ej i lager
Rachmaninov, Sergey - Symphony No. 2 - Gergiev, Valery (conductor) LSO0677 2010-05-01 99 kr
Ej i lager
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Mitt konto
Min varukorg: 0 artiklar