Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Rimsky-Korsakov: Opera Suites, Volume 3 (KON 32261)

Kontrapunkt 32261 Rimsky-Korsakov “Opera Suites vol. 3” ODENSE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA EDWARD SEROV conductor Recorded 1996 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1865-1931) SADKO Op. 5 3 rd version 12:22 Musical picture for symphony orchestra CHRISTMAS EVE SUITE 29:09 MLADA SUITE 35:35 Total Playing Time 77:52 1. Sadko Op. 5 (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)2. Christmas Eve Suite: I Snow and Stars on Christmas Eve in Dikanka (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)3. Christmas Eve Suite: II Dance of the Stars (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)4. Christmas Eve Suite: III Polonaise at the Tsatina's Court (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)5. Christmas Eve Suite: IV Night and Christmas Morning (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)6. Mlada Suite: 1 Introduction (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)7. Mlada Suite: 2 Rédowa (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)8. Mlada Suite: 3 Lithuanian Dance (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)9. … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Michaela Fukacova, Peter Csaba – Martinu: Cello Concertos (KON 32256)

32256 MICHAELA FUKACOVÁ cello ODENSE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PETER CSABA conductor BOHUSLAV MARTINU (1890-1959) CONCERTO FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA No. 1 (1955 version) Allegro moderato – Andante moderato – Allegro CONCERTO FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA No. 2 (1945) Moderato – Andante poco moderato – Allegro CONCERTINO IN C MINOR for cello, wind instruments, piano and percussion Allegro Recorded May, 1996 Total Playing Time 78:17 1. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1: Allegro moderato (Bohuslav Martinu)2. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1: Andante moderato (Bohuslav Martinu)3. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1: Allegro moderato (Bohuslav Martinu)4. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 2: Moderato (Bohuslav Martinu)5. Concerto for Cello … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, András Adorján, Jennifer Koh, John Kruse – Nielsen: Instrumental Concertos (KON 32254)

32254 Carl Nielsen: Flute Concert/Clarinet Concerto/Violin Concerto ANDRÀS ADORJÀN flute JOHN KRUSE clarinet JENNIFER KOH violin ODENSE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OSMO VÄNSKÄ conductor Recorded April 1996 CARL NIELSEN (1865-1931) CONCERTO FOR FLUTE AND ORCHESTRA (1926) 17:48 CONCERTO FOR CLARINET AND ORCHESTRA Op. 57 (1928) CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA Op. 33 (1922) 35:39 Total Playing Time 78:40 1. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra: Allegro moderato (Carl Nielsen)2. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra: Allegrette-Adagio ma non troppo-Allegretto-Poco adagio-Tempo di marcia-Poco tranquillo (Carl Nielsen)3. Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra Op. 27 (Carl Nielsen)4. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op. 33: I: Præludium. Largo – Allegro cavalleresco (Carl Nielsen)5. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Rimsky-Korsakov: Opera Suites, Volume 2 (KON 32247)

1. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Tsar Dodon in his Palace (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)2. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Tsar Dodon on the Battlefield (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)3. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Tsar Dodon with Queen Chimaka (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)4. The Golden Cockerel Suite: Marriage Feast and Lamentable End of Tsar Dodon (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)5. Maid From Pskov Suite: Ouverture (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)6. Maid From Pskov Suite: 1st Intermezzo (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)7. Maid From Pskov Suite: 2nd Intermezzo (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)8. Maid From Pskov Suite: The Tsar Hunting in the Wood, Tempest (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)9. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Introduction (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)10. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Krakowiak (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)11. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Nocturne "Clair de Lune" (Nikolai Rinsky-Korsakov)12. Pan Vojevoda Suite: Mazurka (Nikolai … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Nørholm: Symphony No. 4 Op. 76, Symphony No. 5 Op. 80 (KON 32212)

1. Symphony No. 4 Op. 76 Decreation: Creation. Allegro (Ib Nørholm)2. Symphony No. 4 Op. 76 Decreation: The Greatest and the Smallest (Ib Nørholm)3. Symphony No. 4 Op. 76 Decreation: Decreation. Molto calmo (Ib Nørholm)4. Symphony No. 5 Op. 80 The Elements: Allegro leggiero (Ib Nørholm)5. Symphony No. 5 Op. 80 The Elements: Con sforza (Ib Nørholm)6. Symphony No. 5 Op. 80 The Elements: Poco fluento (Ib Nørholm)7. Symphony No. 5 Op. 80 The Elements: Moderato – Allegro con fuoco (Ib Nørholm) UPC/EAN: 716043221226 … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Nielsen: Symphony No. 6, Willemoes Overture, Rhapsodisk Overture, En Fantasirejse Til Færøerne, Moderen Suite (KON 32210)

Kontrapunkt 32210 Carl Nielsen: SYMPHONY No. 6 SINFONIA SEMPLICE OVERTURE 3rd Act from WILLEMOES RHAPSODISK OVERTURE En Fantasirejer til Færøerne from THE MOTHER op. 41 Overture 4th picture Menuet Overture 7th picture Marsch Odense Symphony Orchestra Edward Serov conductor total playing time 65:23 Recorded Jan. & Feb. 1995 This release completes the highly acclaimed Nielsen symphony series performed by Odense Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Edward Serov. All six symphonies are supplemented by smaller orchestral works which were rarely recorded or premier recordings. The recordings took place over the three year period from 1993 – 1995 in Odense. Earlier releases: 32157 Symphony 1 , 32178 Symphony 2 , 32203 Symphony … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 Op. 27, Andante tranquillo, Maskerade Overtures, Scherzo (KON 32203)

Kontrapunkt 32203 Carl Nielsen: SYMPHONY No. 3 SINFONIA ESPANSIVA OP. 27 ANDANTE TRANQUILLO SCHERZO MASKARADE SUITE Odense Symphony Orchestra Edward Serov conductor Eva Hess Thaysen soprano , Lars Thodberg Bertelsen baritone total playing time 61:20 recorded Dec. 1994 & Jan. 1995 The increasingly popular Nielsen symphony series reached its fifth volume here including two pieces for string orchestra: Andante Tranquillo and Scherzo which are premier recordings. Earlier releases received a number of favourable reviews: KPT 321771 “… one of the most interesting interpretations available in the market now…the orchestra presentation is absolutely impeccable …” (The Jutland Post) KPT 32178 “… The Odense orchestra play with sensitivity and a total commitment … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 Op. 29, Pan og Syrinx Op. 49, Saga-Drøm Op. 39, Ved En Ung Kunstners Båre (KON 32193)

Kontrapunkt 32193 Carl Nielsen : Symphony No. 4 Op. 29 “The Inextinguishable” Pan And Syrinx Op.49 At The Bier Of A Young Artist Saga-Dream (The Dream Of Gunner) Op. 39 Odense Symphony Orchestra Edward Serov conductor This fourth release of the Nielsen symphony series includes the first recording of At The Bier Of A Young Artist (Andante lamentoso) in orchestral version. Odense Symphony Orchestra has recently finished recording a hitherto unknown Nielsen orchestral work called “Dyrehave musikken” which we plan to release later this year. 1. Symphony No. 4 The Inextinguishable Op. 29: Allegro (Carl Nielsen)2. Symphony No. 4 The Inextinguishable Op. 29: Poco allegretto (Carl Nielsen)3. Symphony No. 4 … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Tamas Vetö, Henriette Bonde-Hansen, Lars Thodberg Bertelsen – Nielsen: Hagbarty og Signe, Sankt Hans-Aftens Spil, Ebbe Skammelsen (KON 32188)

World premier recording! Kontrapunkt 32188 Carl Nielsen: Hagbarth Og Signe, Ebbe Skammelsen, Sankt Hans-Aftens Spil Odense Symphony Orchestra Henriette Bonde-Hansen soprano Lars Thodberg Bertelsen baritone Odense Philharmonic Choir Children’s choir of the Funen Academy of Music Tamás Vetö conductor 1. Hagbarth Og Signe (1910) 2. Ebbe Skammelsen (1925) 3. Sankt Hans-Aftens Spil (1913) total playing time 66:14 recorded June 1994 In the summer of 1910 Carl Nielsen was asked to write incidental music for the inauguration of Denmark’s first open-air theatre in the royal deer park (Dyrehavbakken) just north of Copenhagen. This theatre was in use for about three decades and Nielsen composed for a few dramas for this theatre. … Continue reading

Odense Symphony Orchestra, Edward Serov – Nørholm: Symphony 2 Opus 50 (KON 32182)

Kontrapunkt 32182 Ib Nørholm: Symphony No. 2 Op. 50 “Isola Bella” (1968-71) Odense Symphony Orchestra Anders Nyborg narrator Edward Serov conductor 1. I Vision Calmo ma espansivo 2. II Terrace 1 Poco fluente 3. III Terrace 2 & 3 Adagio 4. IV Terrace 4 Moderato ma espansivo 5. V Fiction Allegro total playing time: 56:43 recorded December 1993 Ib Nørholm’s Symphony No. 2 “Isola Bella” was first performed in 1972 by the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. It has since been considered as of paramount importance among Nørholm’s symphonic works. Odense Symphony Orchestra and the chief conductor Edward Serov gave their superb rendition of this ambitious work inspired by the … Continue reading