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Parisian Life

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 January 2013

Donald Macleod looks at the response of the artistic community in Paris to performances of Prokofiev's works and his search, with the conductor Koussevitsky's help, for a 'hit'.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev
    00:04

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Violin Concerto no 1: 3rd Movement

    Performers: Maxim Vengerov (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra, Mstislav Rostropovich (Conductor)

    Teldec: 4509-92256-2, 3

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev
    00:15

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Seven They are Seven

    Performers: Yuri Elnikov (tenor), Choirs and Symphony Orchestra of USSR Radio, Rojdestvenski (conductor)

    Chant de Monde, 9

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev
    00:26

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Symphony no 2

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    Philips 4757655, 2

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev
    00:51

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev La pas d'acoer

    Performers: Philharmonia Orchestra, Igor Markevitch (Conductor)

    EMI: 569742, 22

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