CD "Russian soul en route" New Works by and with Mikhail Kollontay

Nai-Yueh Chang, Viola - Alexei Kornienko, Conductor / Piano - Mikhail Kollontay, Composer / Conductor - RTV Symphony Orchestra Moscow

Mikhail Kollontay - Viola and Piano Concerto

TYXart series "Modern Classics": Viola and Piano Concerto

Immerse yourself into the magic of the Russian soul: Mystery and humility, joy to risk and unpredictable emotions will take you into this world – with the Taiwanese-based composer Mikhail Kollontay, Nai-Yueh Chang, who in the Viola Concerto discovers the polar sides of the Russian soul, the pianist and conductor Alexei Kornienko, who with his work in Austria always gives new wings to the Russian soul, and with the amazing RTV Symphony Orchestra Moscow.

Mikhail Georgiyevich Kollontay (Russian: Михаи́л Гео́ргиевич Коллонта́й; born 1952 in Moscow) is a Russian composer and pianist. Also known under his mother's name, Ermolaev. Since 2003 Professor für Piano at the "Tainan National University of the Arts", Taiwan.

[Abstract, booklet texts // Further english info text about composer & artists: see booklet inside!]

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CD Programme (Tracklist):

Mikhail Kollontay (b. 1952)

Viola Concerto, Op. 8 (1980)
1. Andante con moto
2. Allegro
3. Adagio
[ dedicated to Yuri Bashmet ]
Nai-Yueh Chang, Viola • RTV Symphony Orchestra Moscow • Alexei Kornienko, Conductor

First (“White”) Piano Concerto (1984; 2010)
1. Andante tranquillo
2. Vivace capriccioso e leggiero
[ dedicated to Igor Shvedov ]
Alexei Kornienko, Piano • RTV Symphony Orchestra Moscow • Mikhail Kollontay, Conductor

Tags: Kollontay Chang Kornienko RTV Orchestra LC28001

» Detailed CD booklet includes further info (bios, photos, etc.)
» Total playing time: 61min 55sec | Booklet Text: DE, EN, FR
» Format: 1 Audio-CD | Series "Modern Classics" | RD: int'l 10/2019
» Order No.: TXA19129 | GTIN (EAN): 4250702801290 | (p)+(c)2019
» CD available commercially or directly via TYXart

Further Artist's information:

Further CDs with Mikhail Kollontay / Alexei Kornienko:
"Hatikva _ Fukushima"
"Schönberg - Adorno - Strawinsky"
"rough days may come - Bachmann - Kaufmann"
"Violin Concertos XXI"

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