Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 12

Recording the Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Four

  Recording the Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Four   Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, op. 17 “Little Russian” Now that we had three of the Tchaikovsky symphonies on tape – by this time two had been released, and the 1st Symphony was due for release in the late fall of 1985, the orchestra …

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Oct 08

My Musical Career |Part Twenty-Seven

  My Musical Career|Part Twenty-Seven   Playing the Bartok Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (orchestral version) and Other Highlights… One of the biggest challenges facing me that first season with the orchestra happened relatively early on. I was fully aware of it as I had been sent a copy of the season’s program during …

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Oct 06

Recording The Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Three

  Recording The Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Three   Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, op. 13 “Winter Daydreams” With the Fifth Symphony released, and the Fourth Symphony already on tape, it was time to for Mariss and the Chandos team to decide which of the symphonies to record next. Should we go for …

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