BIS Records has this week announced the release of Russian violinist Ilya Gringolts' new album: Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2.
Recorded with pianist Peter Laul, conductor Dima Slobodeniouk and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, the all-Igor Stravinsky violin disc includes the Suite Italienne, Divertimento, Elegie, Tango, Pastoral, Ballade and Apollon Musiagete - plus Stravinsky's 1931 Violin Concerto in D.
"This second, and last volume, of Igor Stravinsky's works for violin features pieces that I have grown up with, including his violin concerto .... plus some works that I have only discovered fairly recently ... such as the beautifully spicy 'Tango' ..." the 36-year-old former Paganini International Violin Competition 1st prize winner has said.
"I hope this disc helps to shed some new light on these wonderful, but somewhat forgotten Stravinsky works ... as they don’t seem to have enjoyed as much attention as I believe they deserve,” he has said.
Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2 |CD|
Ilya Gringolts, violin
Peter Laul, piano
Dima Slobodeniouk & Sinfónica de Galicia
Release date: June 29th, 2018