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 Recording of the Week, Vasily Petrenko conducts Russian and Austrian symphonies and orchestral works

by James Longstaffe

A double bill from the Russian-British conductor, with the Oslo Philharmonic performing symphonies by Prokofiev and Myaskovsky, and tone poems by Zemlinsky and Schreker with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

 Recording of the Week, Rimsky-Korsakov from Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

by Katherine Cooper

As on their recent series of Strauss tone poems, the Russian conductor and his Norwegian orchestra prove themselves master story-tellers on this trio of showpieces from the late 1880s.

 Interview, Vasily Petrenko on Rimsky-Korsakov

by Katherine Cooper

The Russian conductor talks to Katherine about today's Recording of the Week and reflects on his time with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

 Recording of the Week, Scriabin's First and Fifth Symphonies from Vasily Petrenko

by Katherine Cooper

The Russian conductor and the Oslo Philharmonic are joined by pianist Kirill Gerstein for the final instalment of Scriabin's complete symphonies on LAWO.

 Recording of the Week, Vasily Petrenko conducts music by Scriabin

by James Longstaffe

James listens to a stirring performance of music by Scriabin from Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic, released in October and chosen as one of our Top Ten Discs of the Year.

 Interview, Kirill Gerstein on Scriabin

by David Smith

David talks to the pianist about his recent recording of Scriabin's Piano Concerto with Vasily Petrenko and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

 Interview, Vasily Petrenko on Scriabin

by David Smith

David talks to the conductor about the launch of his Scriabin project with the Oslo Philharmonic.