Evgeni Svetlanov, People’s Artist of
the USSR and Lenin prize winner, was educated at the Gnessin Pedagogical
Institute of Music, then at the Moscow Conservatory both in the class of
composition (under Professor Yu. Shaporin) and conducting (under Professor A.
Gauk). Svetlanov worked with the USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra and later took
over the USSR Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra. In his last years Evgeni
Svetlanov was the artistic director of the USSR Symphony Orchestra.
Constantly addressing works of different epochs,
styles, and national schools the conductor attaches great importance to performing
Russian classics. His repertoire includes works by Soviet composers as well.
The name of E. Svetlanov is well known to audiences
throughout the world.
Symphonic poem on the plot of A. Tolstoi’s ballad (1891)
Editon by P. Lamm – 17:10
Capriccio on Gypsy Themes
Op.12 – 17:02
In B minor, Op.16 No.3 – 8:36
In D flat major, Op.16 No.5- 4:19
Transcription for piano by E. Svetlanov – 7:56
Prelude in D major
Op. 23 , No.4 – 9:41
Op.3 No.1 - 6:52
Total Time - 67:36
The USSR Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Evgeni Svetlanov (1,2)
Evgeni Svetlanov, piano (3-7)