A charming improvisational performance on the pipe organ. Gunnar Idenstam, visually accompanied by a ballerina, under the influence of Spanish rhythms. An extraordinary performance by an extraordinary artist.
A musical duel... An artistic masterpice... A grand piano competition between two of Scandinavia's finest pianists, Staffan Scheja and Roland Pöntinnen. A classical programme that will delight all audiences.
The starting point of Shchedrin's composition is the tune from Chopin's Prelude in C minor No.28 Op.20. Recorded in the Kongressaal in Munich, it is performed by Rodion Shchedrin himself, Nicolas Economou, Paul Gulda and the American jazz pianist…
A hand-picked ensemble of soloists join together with the Gächinger Kantorei and the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart under the direction of Helmuth Rilling to give a truly definitive performance of this pre-eminent masterwork.