Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker, Swan Lak
Catalog: CHSA 5204(5)
Ehnes, James; Järvi, Neeme; deMaine, Robert; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
To celebrate the eighteenth birthday of Neeme Jarvi, one of today's most prolific conductors, we have gathered his recent recordings of Tchaikovsky's three full-length ballets (complete versions) in a box set. Recorded with the legendary Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, these are landmark performances, both for the music itself and for the critically acclaimed interpretations. The numberous distinctions include The Sleeping Beauty: ''Album of the Week'' - The Sunday Times. Swan Lake: ''Orchestral Choice'' - BBC Music. The Nutcracker: ''Album of the Week'' - The Mail on Sunday. Neeme Jarvi has been Head of Conducting at the Gstaad Conducting Academy, and is currently Principal Conductor of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conducto rEmeritus of the Residentie Orkest The Hague, Music Director Emeritus of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Laureate of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and Chief Conductor Emeritus at teh Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.