OUT NOW | Ilya Gringolts’ New CD: ‘Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2’ [LISTEN]

BIS Records has this week announced the release of Russian violinist Ilya Gringolts' new album: 'Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2'

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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.

Track previews available now on Amazon and iTunes:

Stravinsky: Music for Violin Volume 2 |CD|

Ilya Gringolts, violin

Peter Laul, piano

Dima Slobodeniouk & Sinfónica de Galicia

BIS Records

Release date: June 29th, 2018

 

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