FARADZH KARAEV: Konzert für Orchester und Sologeige
Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra; Rauf Abullayev, conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin)
Label: Paladino Music, B019HVVO0M
Faradzh Karaev (b. 1943) was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. He is one of the foremost composers of the post-Soviet age. This disc contains two orchestral compositions which are major works of his latest creative period. The first piece, Konzert für Orchester und Sologeige, is performed by violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, along with the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, Rauf Abullayev conducting. The second work Vingt ans après nostalgie is performed by the Russian State Symphony Capella, Valery Polyansky conducting.