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VERBIER FESTIVAL - 25 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE (4 CDS)

$ 39.99 $ 49.98

This limited 4-CD edition of previously unreleased live recordings from the Verbier Festival celebrates the festival’s 25th anniversary.



Featuring admired DG artists as Martha ARGERICH, Yevgeny KISSIN, Mikhail PLETNEV, Bryn TERFEL, Daniil TRIFONOV, Yuja WANG and conductors Valery GERGIEV, Gustavo DUDAMEL, Kent NAGANO and Kurt MASUR in performances of both core classics and lesser-known works from the orchestral, concert, chamber and operatic repertoires.

The beautiful hardcover box includes a 32 page booklet (French, English and German) with a note by Julian Sykes and a Foreword by the Festival’s founder, musical and executive director, Martin T:son Engström.

Track List
CD 1: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 in B Minor, Op. 74, TH.30 "Pathétique" / Berio: Folk Songs

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, TH 30 - "Pathétique"
1. 1. Adagio - Allegro non troppo - Andante - Moderato mosso - Andante - Moderato assai - Allegro vivo - Andante come prima - Andante mosso 19:38
2. 2. Allegro con grazia 7:24
3. 3. Allegro molto vivace 8:16
4. 4. Finale: Adagio lamentoso - Andante 12:01
Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev


Luciano Berio (1925 - 2003)
Folk Songs
5. 1. Black is the Colour (USA) 2:37
6. 2. I Wonder as I Wander (USA) 1:53
7. 3. Loosin yelav (Armenia) 2:46
8. 4. Rosssignolet du bois (France) 1:14
9. 5. A la femminisca (Sicily) 1:22
10. 6. La donna ideale (Italy) 1:14
11. 7. Ballo (Italy) 1:30
12. 8. Motettu de Tristura (Sardinia) 1:47
13. 9. Malorous qu'o uno fenno (Auvergne - France) 0:51
14. 10. Lo fiolaire (Auvergne - France) 2:41
15. 11. Azerbaijan love song (Azerbaijan) 2:39
Malena Ernman, Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel
Total Playing Time 1:07:53


CD 2: Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 In G Minor, Op.25, MWV O7 / Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19 / Tsfasman: Suite for Piano and Orchestra

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25, MWV O7
1. 1. Molto allegro con fuoco 6:57
2. 2. Andante 5:00
3. 3. Presto 6:33
Yuja Wang, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Kurt Masur


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19
4. 1. Allegro con brio 13:35
5. 2. Adagio 8:59
6. 3. Rondo (Molto allegro) 6:12
Martha Argerich, Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, Gábor Takács-Nagy


Alexander Tsfasman
Suite for Piano and Orchestra
7. 1. Snowflakes. Allegro vivace 3:48
Suite for Piano and Orchestra
8. 2. Lyrical Waltz 4:34
Suite for Piano and Orchestra
9. 3. Polka 3:54
Suite for Piano and Orchestra
10. 4. Career. Presto 3:44
Mikhail Pletnev, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Kent Nagano
Total Playing Time 1:03:16


CD 3: Brahms: Piano Trio No.1 in B Major, Op.8 / Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op.81, B. 155

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Piano Trio No.1 in B Major, Op.8
1. 1. Allegro con brio 14:44
2. 2. Scherzo. Allegro molto - Trio. Meno allegro 6:46
3. 3. Adagio 8:10
4. 4. Finale. Allegro 7:04
Daniil Trifonov, Ilya Gringolts, Trulls Mørk


Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904)
Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81, B 155
5. 1. Allegro, ma non tanto 13:37
6. 2. Dumka (Andante con moto) 16:38
7. 3. Scherzo (Furiant) (Molto vivace) 3:42
8. 4. Finale (Allegro) 7:37
Evgeny Kissin, Vadim Repin, Laurent Korcia, Yuri Bashmet, Alexander Kniazev
Total Playing Time 1:18:18


CD 4: Wagner: Die Walküre, WWV 86B / Act 3

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Die Walküre, WWV 86B
Act 3
1. Hojotoho! Hojotoho! - Ride of the Valkyries 7:47
Zhanna Dombrovkaia, Tatiana Kravtsova, Natalia Evstafieva, Elena Vitman, Irina Vasilieva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Anna Kiknadze, Yulia Matochkina, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
2. Schützt mich und helft in höchster Not! 3:31
Iréne Theorin, Zhanna Dombrovkaia, Tatiana Kravtsova, Natalia Evstafieva, Elena Vitman, Irina Vasilieva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Anna Kiknadze, Yulia Matochkina, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
3. Nicht sehre dich Sorge um mich 5:31
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Iréne Theorin, Zhanna Dombrovkaia, Tatiana Kravtsova, Natalia Evstafieva, Elena Vitman, Irina Vasilieva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Anna Kiknadze, Yulia Matochkina, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
4. Steh, Brünnhild' 0:58
Bryn Terfel, Zhanna Dombrovkaia, Tatiana Kravtsova, Natalia Evstafieva, Elena Vitman, Irina Vasilieva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Anna Kiknadze, Yulia Matochkina, Iréne Theorin, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
5. Wo ist Brünnhild', wo die Verbrecherin? 4:40
Bryn Terfel, Zhanna Dombrovkaia, Tatiana Kravtsova, Natalia Evstafieva, Elena Vitman, Irina Vasilieva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Anna Kiknadze, Yulia Matochkina, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
6. Hier bin ich Vater: gebiete die Strafe! 3:52
Iréne Theorin, Bryn Terfel, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
7. Wehe! Weh! Schwester, ach Schwester! 4:40
Zhanna Dombrovkaia, Tatiana Kravtsova, Natalia Evstafieva, Elena Vitman, Irina Vasilieva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Anna Kiknadze, Yulia Matochkina, Iréne Theorin, Bryn Terfel, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
8. War es so schmählich, was ich verbrach 5:13
9. Nicht weise bin ich, doch wusst' ich das eine 4:48
Iréne Theorin, Bryn Terfel, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
10. So tatest du, was so gern zu tun ich begehrt 6:46
Bryn Terfel, Iréne Theorin, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
11. "Du zeugtest ein edles Geschlecht" - Wotans Abschied 5:42
Iréne Theorin, Bryn Terfel, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
12. "Leb wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind" 2:04
13. Denn einer nur freie die Braut 9:00
14. Loge, hör! Lausche hieher! 5:10
Bryn Terfel, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
Total Playing Time 1:09:42


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