Grau: Concertos for Soloists & String Orchestra / Varela, Anima Musicæ Chamber Orchestra

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This album presents a selection of concertos by the distinguished Spanish-Argentine composer; Eduardo Grau. A team of stellar soloists has been assembled to make these...

This album presents a selection of concertos by the distinguished Spanish-Argentine composer; Eduardo Grau. A team of stellar soloists has been assembled to make these world premiere recordings; including pianist Fabio Banegas and violinist Ana María Valderrama.

REVIEW:

Eduardo Grau (1919–2006) wrote music of great lyricism and rhythmic vitality. His ‘Yuste’ Concerto evokes the grandeur of the eponymous Spanish monastery, while the Clarient Concerto successfully folds in folk dance rhythms from the motherland.

-- BBC Music Magazine



Product Description:


  • Release Date: September 22, 2023


  • UPC: 747313910779


  • Catalog Number: 8579107


  • Label: Naxos


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Period: 20th Century


  • Composer: Eduardo Grau


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra


  • Performer: Jana Jarkovska, Simon Reitmeier, Ana Maria Valderrama, Fabio Banegas, Miklos Szitha, David Fons, Francisco Varela



Works:


  1. Concierto de Yuste, Op. 88

    Composer: Eduardo Grau

    Ensemble: Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: Ana María Valderrama (Violin), Fabio Banegas (Piano), Miklós Szitha (Percussion)

    Conductor: Francisco Varela


  2. Concertino for Viola and Piano, Op. 124

    Composer: Eduardo Grau

    Ensemble: Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: David Fons (Viola), Fabio Banegas (Piano)

    Conductor: Francisco Varela


  3. Clarinet Concerto, Op. 184

    Composer: Eduardo Grau

    Ensemble: Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: Simon Reitmaier (Clarinet)

    Conductor: Francisco Varela


  4. La flor de Gnido, Op. 198

    Composer: Eduardo Grau

    Ensemble: Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: Jana Jarkovská (Flute), Fabio Banegas (Piano)

    Conductor: Francisco Varela