×

10% discount on your next order!

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive a personal discount code for 10% discount on a album of your choice! After subscribing, you will receive the code in your email. This code is only valid for 10 days!




The code is valid one time and valid for a 10 days after receiving the promotioncode. Your emailaddress will only be used by Challenge Records International and will not be given to 3rd party advertisers. If you have any questions please contact us.
Cover

Linus Roth / London Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Sanderling

Violin Concertos

  • Type SACD
  • Label Challenge Classics
  • UPC 0608917268928
  • Catalog number CC 72689
  • Release date 07 October 2016
Physical (SACD)

Free shipping in the EU, outside the EU from €5,-

€ 20.95
Add to cart
Product is on stock
Digital

Get the album digitally

High resolution download Spirit of Turtle iTunes

About the album

This is the world premiere recording of Tchaikovsky ´s Violin Concerto in its original version. There are a few different notes and phrasing bowings than in what is usually played. The most obvious audible difference is that the complete 2. movement is played with mute, while it has become a tradition that violinist take the mute off for the second theme and therefore for most of that movement. This was never intended by Tchaikovsky. The mute gives the slow movement the feeling and sound of intimacy. Tchaikovsky married but shortly after had a nervous breakdown with depression and tragic aspects. This work is the coming back to life and light, a work of positiveness. His music was strongly connected to his personal life.
Linus Roth has played the piece for 20 years and feels confident to record his unique interpretation.

Shostakovich ´s 2. Violin Concerto is a late work by the composer who at that time was already ill and knew that his life would be soon over. The conductor of the recording, Thomas Sanderling was a close friend of his and remembers him well in his late years. Clearly this is not a funny piece,  but that is only the surface,because deep down in the music one can find a lot of hidden pain. And to have Sanderling conduct it was memorable as he could provide musical insights only somebody who knew the composer personally can provide.

Linus Roth tells us all about his upcoming album: an inspiring video!

27-09-2016

image After the intimate and at the same time very intense album with solo sonatas for violin by Weinberg, violinist Linus Roth is in a perfect flow, because he releases another new album! Again with Russian composers: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto op. 35 and Dmitri Shostakovich' Violin Concerto no.2 op. 129 which Linus Roth has recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Thomas Sanderling. In an breathtaking video Linus Roth ...

Add a comment


We need to make sure that you are really an human, please enter the code below.

code
25-02-2017 theartsdesk.com
12-12-2016 Sunday Times
01-11-2016 Classica (F)
31-10-2016 Radio 4 Diskotabel
17-10-2016 EOS Classical News Australia
17-10-2016 HR Audio
Luister