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Composer: Taneyev, Sergey Ivanovich (1856-1915)

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Year of birth1856
Year of death1915
NationalityUnknown
PeriodRomantic
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Bychkov and the BBCSO revive some rare Russians

Kirill Gerstein © Marco Borggreve
Lesser known works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky rubbed shoulders with a real rarity from Taneyev.
***11
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Chanticleer charms with wide-ranging programme

© Chanticleer
Meticulous intonation, seamless phrasing and oozing charm, Chanticleer delivered a wonderful entertaining concert in a programme that stretched nearly 600 years. 
****1
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A blazing tour through Russian Romanticism

Semyon Bychkov © Sheila Rock
Semyon Bychkov brought out the best in the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the latest concert of his Tchaikovsky project.
****1
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Jurowski sets Tchaikovsky and Sibelius ablaze

Vladimir Jurowski © Sheila Rock
Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra produced an intriguing programme with some rare Taneyev, invigorating Tchaikovsky and fresh Sibelius.
****1
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UK premiere of Taneyev's Oresteia

A cold and rainy Wednesday evening in Leeds is not usually the setting for lust, betrayal, and murder. I found myself at the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall at the University of Leeds ready to experience the UK premiere of Act I of Sergey Taneyev’s masterpiece Oresteia, first performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in 1895.
****1
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