Haflidi Hallgrimsson: Cello Concerto; Herma

Haflidi Hallgrimsson: Cello Concerto; Herma

by Truls Mørk
     
 

The celebrated Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk is known as a tireless champion of the best contemporary music. On this release, he portrays the Icelandic composer Haflioi Hallgrímsson -- himself a professional cellist -- with his two works for cello and orchestra, and is joined by the forces of the remarkable Scottish Chamber Orchestra under the direction of John… See more details below

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The celebrated Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk is known as a tireless champion of the best contemporary music. On this release, he portrays the Icelandic composer Haflioi Hallgrímsson -- himself a professional cellist -- with his two works for cello and orchestra, and is joined by the forces of the remarkable Scottish Chamber Orchestra under the direction of John Storgårds. This CD includes the first commercial recording of the Cello Concerto, which Hallgrímsson dedicated to Mørk in 2003. He has championed the work in a number of performances across Europe to great acclaim. The Times calls it, “a remarkable new addition to the cello repertoire… one of his [Hallgrímsson’s] finest work to date.” From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
04/28/2009
Label:
Ondine
UPC:
0761195113325
catalogNumber:
1133
Rank:
251271

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Tracks

  1. Cello Concerto, Op. 30  - Hafliði Hallgrímsson
  2. Herma, for cello & string orchestra, Op. 17  - Hafliði Hallgrímsson  - Reijo Kiilunen  - Truls Mørk  -  Scottish Chamber Orchestra  - John Storgårds

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