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Pascal Dusapin - Concertante Works

Composer Pascal Dusapin
Performer Nicolas Hodges
Natascha Petrinsky
Carolin Widmann
Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire
Pascal Rophé, conductor
Period Contemporary
Catalogue Number BIS-2262 SACD
EAN 7318599922621
Format SACD Hybrid

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

Release date Nov 2018
Total time 78'58


Pascal Dusapin has composed a number of works for the stage, one of the more recent being the opera Penthesilea, after Kleist’s play. From the opera he has also fashioned Wenn Du dem Wind…, the suite which opens this disc. Although beginning and ending with a single line from a solo harp, throughout its course takes the listener through the extremes of love, war and the demands of inflexible laws.

Dusapin’s catalogue of works also includes several concertos, including Aufgang and À quia for violin and piano respectively. Soloists on this recording are Natascha Petrinsky, who sang the role of Penthesilea at the première production of the opera, and Carolin Widmann and Nicolas Hodges, both highly respected interpreters in the field of contemporary music. They are supported by l’Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire and Pascal Rophé, a team well acquainted with the composer and his music: Dusapin and Rophé have collaborated since the early 1990’s and during 2014 – 16 he was the orchestra’s composer-in-residence.
 
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  Pascal Dusapin
  Wenn Du dem Wind… for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (2014) 19'15
01 I. [Sei ruhig meine Königin …] 5'40
02 II. [Triumph? Von wegen! …] 5'22
03 III. [Hetzt Hunde auf ihn! …] 8'13
 
  Aufgang, concerto for violin and orchestra (2011) 32'40
04 I. 8'45
05 II. 16'17
06 III. 7'38
 
  À quia, concerto for piano and orchestra (2002) 26'59
07 I. 8'34
08 II. 5'40
09 III. 12'45
 
  Album total 78'58
ComposerDusapin, Pascal
Mezzo-sopranoPetrinsky, Natascha
OrchestraOrchestre National des Pays de la Loire
ConductorRophe, Pascal
ViolinWidmann, Carolin
PianoHodges, Nicolas

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