Scriabin Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 (2015)

Scriabin

London Symphony Orchestra

Valery Gergiev

Soon after the beginning of the 20th century Scriabin began to fall under the spell of the occult and mystical ideas that were so much in the air at the time, particularly in Russia. Starting from a fascination with Nietzsche, he eventually arrived at a philosophy that exalted the individual ego and the senses, totally ignoring morality, politics, history, society and, frequently, common sense. His copious writings on the subject are hard to take seriously, but these obsessions were indissolubly linked to his extraordinary musical development, stimulated as it was by his complete self-absorption.

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London Symphony Orchestra

The LSO was formed in 1904 as London’s first self-governing orchestra and has been resident orchestra at the Barbican since 1982. Valery Gergiev became Principal Conductor in 2007 following in the footsteps of Hans Richter, Sir Edward Elgar, Sir Thomas Beecham, André Previn, Claudio Abbado and Michael Tilson Thomas, among others. Sir Colin Davis had previously held the position since 1995 and from 2007 became the LSO’s first President since Leonard Bernstein. The Orchestra gives numerous concerts around the world each year, plus more performances in London than any other orchestra. It is the world’s most recorded symphony orchestra and has appeared on some of the greatest classical recordings and film soundtracks. The LSO also runs LSO Discovery, its ground-breaking education programme that is dedicated to introducing the finest music to young and old alike and lets everyone learn more from the Orchestra’s players. For more information visit lso.co.uk

Valery Gergiev

Valery Gergiev is Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of the Stars of the White Nights Festival (St Petersburg), the Moscow Easter Festival, the Gergiev Rotterdam Festival, the Mikkeli International Festival, and the Red Sea Festival in Eilat, Israel. His inspired leadership as Artistic and General Director of the Mariinsky Theatre since 1988 has brought universal acclaim to this legendary institution. Born in Moscow, he studied conducting with Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory, won the Herbert von Karajan Conductors’ Competition aged 24, and made his Mariinsky Opera debut one year later conducting Prokofiev’s War and Peace. In 2003 he led St Petersburg’s 300th anniversary celebrations, and opened the Carnegie Hall season with the Mariinsky Orchestra,the first Russian conductor to do so since Tchaikovsky conducted the Hall’s inaugural concert in 1891. Valery Gergiev’s many awards include a Grammy, the Dmitri Shostakovich Award, the Golden Mask Award, People’s Artist of Russia Award, and France’s Royal Order of the Legion of Honour. His vast discography includes Russian operas, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky Symphonies, and numerous discs on the LSO Live and Mariinsky labels, including a Mahler Symphony cycle, Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle, Wagner’s Parsifal, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, and a disc of Debussy’s music.

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Scriabin Symphonies Nos 3 & 4 (2015)

Scriabin

London Symphony Orchestra

Producer: James Mallinson
Recording Engineer: Neil Hutchinson, Jonathan Stokes - classic Sound Ltd
Recording location: Barbican, London , England
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Symphony No 3 in C minor, - Le Divin Poeme, Op 43 - i. Lento ? Luttes [Struggles]
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Symphony No 3 in C minor, Le Divin Poeme, Op 43 - ii. Voluptés [Delights]
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Symphony No 3 in C minor, Le Divin Op 43 - iii. Jeu Divin [Divine Play]
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Symphony No 4, Le Poeme de l?extas?, Op 54
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