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Georges Prêtre conducts Respighi: symphonic poems

Filarmonica della Scala

Georges Prêtre conducts Respighi: symphonic poems Filarmonica della Scala

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Respighi's symphonic poems are the best known pieces in Italian symphonic music, and a strong point of the Filarmonica della Scala – which performed them with Gavazzeni, Maazel, Muti and Chailly – but they are missing from Filarmonica Seasons for a number of years.

Filarmonica della Scala discovers again these pieces with Georges Prêtre, a great conductor who contributed to the history both of Teatro alla Scala and Filarmonica della Scala. An orchestra of which he had been a regular guest since its third concert, in April 1982.

Program

  • Ottorino Respighi, Fontane di Roma
    • La fontana di Valle Giulia all'alba
    • La fontana del Tritone al mattino
    • La fontana di Trevi al meriggio
    • La fontana di Villa Medici al tramonto
  • Ottorino Respighi, Pini di Roma
    • I pini della Villa Borghese
    • Pini presso una catacomba
    • Pini del Gianicolo
    • I pini della Via Appia
  • Jacques Offenbach, The Tales of Hoffmann
    • "Barcarolle"

Details

  • Directed by: Pietro Tagliaferri
  • Venue: Teatro alla Scala (Milan, Italy)
  • Broadcast date: Feb. 28, 2011, 7 p.m.
  • Production date: 2011
  • Recording date: 2011
  • Duration: 56 min
  • Production: A Musicom.it production, in partnership with the Filarmonica della Scala
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