Photo Credit
London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Based on ‘Utopia’ by Kenny Low)
www.lpo.org.uk

New Release Round-Up – 13th November 2020 by PRESTO CLASSICAL

November 13, 2020 | Highlights, In The News, UTOPIA Symphony

Made at Abbey Road last year in the presence of the composer, this is the world premiere recording of Martynov’s Utopia Symphony, which began life in 2005 as Singapore: A Geopolitical Utopia and sets text adapted from passages of the Tao Te Ching; the orchestra have history with the Russian composer’s music, having premiered his Dante-inspired opera-oratorio Vita Nuova in 2009.

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