Sergei Prokofiev’s Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 58 premiered on this day in 1938.
The first performance was given by Alexander Melik-Pashayev with the USSR State Symphony Orchestra – conducted by Lev Berezovsky.
The work was later revised, by the composer, into what is now known as the ‘Sinfonia Concertante’ Op. 125.
JANOS STARKER | PROKOFIEV | SINFONIA CONCERTANTE | GENNADY ROZHDESTVENSKY & USSR RADIO & TELEVISION ORCHESTRA
Prokofiev: Cello Concerto in E Minor / Cello Concertino in G Minor |CD|
Alexander Ivashkin, Cello
Valeri Polyanksy & Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: March 1, 2001