An introduction to the music of Georgy Sviridov, Rodion Shchedrin, Galina Ustvolskaya and Sofia GudaidulinaRunning the gamut of 20th-century Soviet composers will always bring out the likes of Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Schnittke. But what about the unsung heroes of the late 20th century: Sviridov, Shchedrin, Ustvolskaya and Gubaidulina? Along with Shostakovich and Schnittke, their music writes the true story of post-Stalin Russia.
One of the most rewarding achievements for any creative artist is recognition. In this concert, in typical Esa-Pekka Salonen style, we had a programme of 20th-century pieces that was anything but mainstream, with each piece directly crediting the work of another artist. In the first, Stravinsky paid his respects to Bach; in the second, Ravel embraced Rimsky-Korsakov and the poet Tristan Klingsor (yes, a pseudonym! ); and in the third, John Adams wrapped Bruckner and Busoni in a cloak of Schiller.
Pigeonhole John Wilson at your peril. Yes, he may be recognised as a self-styled light-music specialist, but that is only half the story. Bringing Broadway to town is one thing, but performing orchestral and symphonic repertoire is quite another. Fortunately, Wilson does both. And what’s more, he brings the same musicologist’s scrutiny to Copland or Turnage as he does to Rodgers and Hammerstein.
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