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The Russian Seasons

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  • Congratulations to violinist Gidon Kremer, who has been named the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Laureate in Music. The award is presented by the Japan Art Association in Tokyo to honor artists who have contributed significantly to the development of international arts and culture. The 2016 laureates in other fields are Cindy Sherman, Annette Messager, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and Martin Scorsese. Past music laureates include Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and Leonard Bernstein. Each laureate receives 15 million yen ($146,000); a medal will be presented by Prince Hitachi in a ceremony held in Tokyo on October 18, 2016.

  • The Royal Conservatory's Koerner Hall in Toronto has announced its 2014–15 concert season, the organization's sixth anniversary season, which will feature performances from several artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Jeremy Denk, Richard Goode, and Natalie Merchant, making their Koerner Hall debuts, and a return visit from Gidon Kremer. Tickets are on sale now.

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    Latvian violinist Kremer, says the New York Times “remains one of the truly interesting musicians among us today.” He commissioned Ukrainian composer Leonid Desyatnikov’s title piece and pairs it with Alexander Raskatov’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s 12-part The Seasons.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Gidon Kremer, solo violin and artistic director

    Kremerata Baltica:
    Indre Andruskeviviute, Dzeraldas Bidva, Eva Bindere, Migle Diksaitiene, Andrejs Golikovs, Elo Ivask, Miroslava Kotorovych, Marija Nemanyte, Migle Serapinaite, Sandis Steinbergs, Andrei Valigura, Sanita Zarina, violin
    Ula Ulijona, Vidas Vekerotas, Guy Ben Ziony, Zita Zemovica, viola
    Peteris Cirksis, Giedre Dirvanauskaite, Eriks Kirsfelds, Marta Sudraba, cello
    Danielis Rubinas, Indrek Sarrap, bass
    Reinut Tepp, piano (13-24)
    Andrey Pushkarev, percussion (13-24)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Helmut Mühle and Gidon Kremer
    Recorded December 2001 at Studio Nalepastrasse, Berlin
    Engineer: Philipp Nedel
    Assistant Engineers: Niels Müller
    Edited by Gudrun Maurer

    The Russian Seasons (1-12) composed by Leonid Desyatnikov; “The Season” Digest (13-24) by Alexander Raskatov

    Design by Evan Gaffney Design
    Cover: Apostate © 2002 Viktor Yerofeyev, from Bellybutton, published by Zebra Publishing, Moscow

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Artist Name: 
Gidon Kremer
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Tuesday, September 16, 2003 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

Latvian violinist Kremer, says the New York Times “remains one of the truly interesting musicians among us today.” He commissioned Ukrainian composer Leonid Desyatnikov’s title piece and pairs it with Alexander Raskatov’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s 12-part The Seasons.

Description: 

Latvian violinist Kremer, says the New York Times “remains one of the truly interesting musicians among us today.” He commissioned Ukrainian composer Leonid Desyatnikov’s title piece and pairs it with Alexander Raskatov’s arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s 12-part The Seasons.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Helmut Mühle and Gidon Kremer
Recorded December 2001 at Studio Nalepastrasse, Berlin
Engineer: Philipp Nedel
Assistant Engineers: Niels Müller
Edited by Gudrun Maurer

The Russian Seasons (1-12) composed by Leonid Desyatnikov; “The Season” Digest (13-24) by Alexander Raskatov

Design by Evan Gaffney Design
Cover: Apostate © 2002 Viktor Yerofeyev, from Bellybutton, published by Zebra Publishing, Moscow

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79803

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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MUSICIANS
Gidon Kremer, solo violin and artistic director

Kremerata Baltica:
Indre Andruskeviviute, Dzeraldas Bidva, Eva Bindere, Migle Diksaitiene, Andrejs Golikovs, Elo Ivask, Miroslava Kotorovych, Marija Nemanyte, Migle Serapinaite, Sandis Steinbergs, Andrei Valigura, Sanita Zarina, violin
Ula Ulijona, Vidas Vekerotas, Guy Ben Ziony, Zita Zemovica, viola
Peteris Cirksis, Giedre Dirvanauskaite, Eriks Kirsfelds, Marta Sudraba, cello
Danielis Rubinas, Indrek Sarrap, bass
Reinut Tepp, piano (13-24)
Andrey Pushkarev, percussion (13-24)

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