Akiko Suwanai (violin), Orchestre National de Lyon conducted by Jun Markl. Takemitsu: Green. Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy. Ravel: Tzigane.
Jun Markl conducts the Orchestre de Lyon in a three-part concert tracing musical cross-fertilisations between East and West, and between France and Spain. A key influence on Takemitsu's Green was Debussy, who himself used oriental scales and sonorities on Pagodes and La mer.
Akiko Suwanai (violin)
Orchestre National de Lyon
Jun Markl (conductor)
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy