add to wish list | library

5 of 9 recommend this,
would you recommend it?

yes | no

Support this site by purchasing from these vendors using the links provided below. As an Amazon Associate earns from qualifying purchases.
  PentaTone Classics -
  PTC 5186 378
  Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Capriccio Espagnol - Ponti
  Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Op. 35, Capriccio Espagnol Op. 34, Neapolitan Song Op. 63

Russian National Orchestra
Carlo Ponti (conductor)
Track listing:
  Classical - Orchestral
Recording type:
Recording info:

read discussion | delete from library | delete recommendation | report errors
Reviews: 3

Site review by Polly Nomial November 8, 2011
Performance:   Sonics:  
The text for this review has been moved to the new site. You can read it here:

Site review by Castor September 28, 2011
Performance:   Sonics:  
The text for this review has been moved to the new site. You can read it here:

Review by Jones12 November 8, 2011 (8 of 11 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:  
I am new to the SACD format and just purchased a multi-channel amplifier and am very
very impressed with the Russian National Orchestra's latest Rimsky-Korsakov release.

The Russian National Orchestra's performance of these popular Rimsky-Korsakov works is full of vitality.
Conductor Carlo Ponti gives all the works on the album a clear sense of interpretive design and fosters
faultless playing from his ensemble.

Scheherazade benefits from an emotional performance of the solo
violin part by Tatiana Porshneva which imbues the work with a sensitivity and flair not often found in
readings of this famous piece.

Alexei Bruni's incisive playing in the Capriccio Espagnol is
equally impressive by its sheer virtuosity and all the solo instruments get their chance to shine.

An brilliant reading of the rarely recorded Neapolitan Song crowns this impressive release from Pentatone Classics.

Was this review helpful to you?  yes | no

Works: 3  

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Neapolitan Song, Op. 63
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, Op. 35