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Rachmaninoff International Orchestra plays Swan Lake Suite & Carmen Suite

Rachmaninoff International Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev

Experience classical masterpieces anew with the Rachmaninoff International Orchestra's latest CD release, conducted by the esteemed Mikhail Pletnev. Recorded in the historic Moyzes Hall of Comenius University in Bratislava, this musical journey features a fresh take on Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" and Bizet's "Carmen."

Pletnev's reimagining of Swan Lake goes beyond convention, offering a more elaborate arrangement of Tchaikovsky's ballet music. The result is a captivating cocktail of color and atmosphere, blending theatrical drama with aristocratic elegance in perfect harmony. Meanwhile, the Carmen Suite, artfully arranged by Rodion Shchedrin, introduces a playful twist to Bizet's timeless melodies.

For audiophiles seeking the pinnacle of sonic excellence, the CD boasts High-Resolution Audio and Dolby Atmos formats, ensuring a truly immersive listening experience. Whether enjoyed on the Super Audio CD or through digital platforms, these recordings transport you to a world of unparalleled musical brilliance.


Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite (arranged by Mikhail Pletnev; 
Shchedrin: Carmen Suite - Ballet in one act after George Bizet (A transcription of excerpts from Bizet's opera for strings and percussion)

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PCM Stereo
Total running time
87 mins
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Disc 1: 42:49 mins; Disc 2: 45:22 mins
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