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Eldbjørg Hemsing plays Dvorak and Suk

Composer Antonín Dvořák
Josef Suk
Performer Eldbjörg (Eldbjørg) Hemsing
Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
Alan Buribayev, conductor
Period Romantic
Catalogue Number BIS-2246 SACD
EAN 7318599922461
Format SACD Hybrid

This hybrid disc plays on both CD and SACD players
SACD Surround - SACD Stereo - CD Stereo

Release date Sep 2018
Total time 63'02



Originally, this album was intended to be Eldbjørg Hemsing’s recording debut, but the repertoire interest in what became her debut (a forgotten romantic concerto by Borgström coupled with Shostakovich) led to a change of plans. Rarely has a recording debut had the impact of Eldbjørg’s debut album - and she has since been catapulted into international awareness in a very short time. On this release, the second in a projected long series, Eldbjørg Hemsing, the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra (previously the Royal Flemish Symphony Orchestra) and Alan Buribayev explore an all-Czech programme.

A champion of Norway’s rich musical tradition, Eldbjørg Hemsing has been performing on some of the world’s most prestigious stages since age 11, when she made her solo debut with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Her violin playing represents a unique blend of classic Viennese sound, drawn from her lessons with Boris Kuschnier; a contemporary sensibility absorbed through numerous projects with the Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun; and a deep affinity with her Scandinavian heritage that she proudly showcases in every aspect of her active musical life.
 
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  Antonín Dvořák
  Concerto in A minor for violin and orchestra Op. 53 32'29
01 I. Allegro ma non troppo 11'38
02 II. Adagio ma non troppo 10'29
03 III. Finale. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo 10'22
 
04 Fantasy in G minor for violin and orchestra Op. 24 23'30
05 Liebeslied (Love Song), Op. 7 No. 1 7'01
  Album total 63'02
ViolinHemsing, Eldbjörg (Eldbjørg)
OrchestraAntwerp Symphony Orchestra
ConductorBuribayev, Alan
ComposerDvořák, Antonín
Suk, Josef
ArrangerKoncz, Stephan

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