Eugen Suchon: Baladická Suita, Op. 9
Catalog: CHAN 10849
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; JŠrvi
Composed by: Suchon, Eugen
Eugen Suchoň (1908-93) was the most influential and respected Slovak composer of the 20th c.This new Chandos CD features the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and its artistic director Neeme Järvi performing three of Suchoň’s greatest symphonic works, composed during the years he spent teaching in Bratislava, both pre- and post- WWII.His interest in the origins of Slovak folk music and extended tonality are to be heard.Winner of two Grammy® Awards, in 2004 and 2010, the ENSO is the longest, continually operating professional orchestra of its kind in Estonia and tours worldwide.