Michael Fabiano

Shostakovich: Prologue to ‘Orango’; Symphony No. 4

July 17th, 2012

Dmitry Shostakovich
Prologue to ‘Orango’;
Exclusive World Premiere Recording:
Sensational 80-Year Old Operatic Prologue Brought to Life

Symphony No. 4

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

International Release:
June 02, 2012

2 CDs | Live Recording

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. . . [it proved] fitting that Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic were chosen to present “Orango” to the world. The precision, the theatricality and the deep feeling for the music displayed at the Walt Disney Concert Hall suggested a real understanding of [the score] . . . In Salonen’s hands, these 40 minutes felt not like an afterthought or fragment, but like the opening salvo of something significant . . . a short, gripping curtain-raiser . . . The tenors Michael Fabiano and Timur Bekbosunov were outstanding among a strong ensemble cast, and Eugene Brancoveanu was amusing in the truncated title role . . . [a] thrilling performance . . .
– Concert Review / James C. Taylor, Opera (London) / 01. March 2012

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