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.
Sergei Prokofiev

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra | Vasily Petrenko

Romeo and Juliet

  • Type CD
  • Label Lawo Classics
  • UPC 7090020181172
  • Catalog number LWC 1105
  • Release date 09 September 2016
Physical (CD)

€ 19.95
Add to cart
Product is on stock

Get the album digitally

High resolution download Spirit of Turtle iTunes

About the album

Prokofiev’s imaginative orchestration has made the ballet Romeo and Juliet world-famous, primarily through the orchestral suites as opposed to the ballet as a whole. Unmistakably a child of the Rimsky-Korsakov school of orchestration, Prokofiev’s orchestra arsenal for the ballet includes tenor saxophone, four mandolins, cornet, celesta, organ, piano and a number of percussion instruments. This richness in orchestration allows for unique timbres that the composer employs in the illustration of one of the world’s most iconic love stories. While Russian music has been integral to the Oslo Philharmonic’s recording and performance schedule in the three years that Vasily Petrenko has been at the helm, it has held an important position in the orchestra repertoire dating back to its recordings with Jansons in the 1980s and 1990s. The exploration of this vast musical catalogue is set to continue in the orchestra’s future projects with Petrenko, whose tenure as Chief Cond


David Glyn-Jones

November 17th 2016 16:22
Where are the downloads, please?

Add a comment

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

22-06-2017 Fanfare Magazine