PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excs) • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36

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Released 12 May 2023
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FHR Remasters

Release date: 12 May 2023

Sergie PROKOFIEV (1891–1953)
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (excerpts) (1933–1938)

Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844–1908)
Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36 (1887–1888)

Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa / Álvaro Cassuto

Recorded live in the Grand Auditorium, Belém Cultural Center, Lisbon, Portugal,
26 September 1995 (Prokofiev) and 16 February 1996 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Recorded and originally broadcast by Antena 2, Portuguese Radio and Television
Remastered by Andrew Walton (K&A Productions Ltd)

First commercial release

Press Quotes

‘I must say I really enjoyed it… I have a lot of respect for this orchestra… this orchestra has done an amazing job… they sounded very well-rehearsed… it’s played incredibly well, very exciting… it’s really worth listening to…’  (BBC Radio 3, ‘Record Review’)

‘Everyone knows that Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) was a colorful and masterful orchestrator, and this animated work well displays an orchestra’s sound and expressive command, all qualities delivered with clout in this impressive performance’  (Classical Music Sentinel)