Tchaikovsky - The Complete Symphonies (Blu-ray) | Arthaus 109379

Tchaikovsky - The Complete Symphonies (Blu-ray)


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Label: Arthaus

Cat No: 109379

Barcode: 4058407093794

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 15th March 2019



Paris Opera Orchestra


Philippe Jordan


Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Symphonies 1-6 (complete)


Paris Opera Orchestra


Philippe Jordan


Philippe Jordan ranks among the most established and moust sought-after conductors of his generation. As Music Director of the Paris Opéra he performed the complete symphonies of Tchaikovsky in total three concerts at the Opéra Bastille and the Philharmonie de Paris from October 2017 to May 2018. What makes this cycle special is Jordan‘s combination of the less well-known first three symphonies with the final three “great” symphonies in every concert. Jordan has chosen to bring together the Third and Sixth as they represent milestones in the symphonic ensemble. The Second and Fourth share a proximity in writing (one rewritten in 1879 reflects the other created in 1878); the First, the most imaginative, and the Fifth, the most positive, constitute an introduction to the cycle. The Swiss conductor appreciates Tchaikovsky as one of the most important Russian composers and his aim was to perform the complete symphonies with his Paris Opéra Orchestra. All works underline the exceptional talent of Tchaikovsky as composer. The latest cycle of Tchaikovskys symphonic masterworks featuring Jordan and his Paris Opéra Orchestra is available for the first time on DVD and Blu-ray.

Special feature:
Philippe Jordan talks about Tchaikovsky and his works

Sound Format: PCM Stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Picture Format: 16:9, 1080i High Definition
Running Time: 340 mins
Language: EN, DE (Special feature)

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