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Warriors, outlaws and football

Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO with a night of Russian music from Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Khachaturian.

From the Robin Hood figure of Colas Breugnon to the herioc Soviet footballers battling Western political incorrectness in Shostakovich's The Age of Gold, Vasily Petrenko and the RLPO bring us a night of Russian music to have the audience cheering from the stands, including cellist Alban Gerhardt performing Prokofiev's epic Sinfonia Concertante.

Recorded earlier this month at Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, and introduced by Tom Redmond.

Kabalevsky: Overture, Colas Breugnon
Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante
Shostakovich: Suite: The Age of Gold
Khachaturian: Suite: Spartacus

Alban Gerhardt (cello)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Colas Breugnon (overture)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sinfonia Concertante

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite no 6 in D major, BWV 1012

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Preludes and Fugues in E minor, C sharp minor and G minor

    Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • DECCA.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Age of Gold (suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Spartacus (suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring (Suite)

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • RCA.

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