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)