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NA 0087

ITALIAN FESTIVAL

The Classical Shop
release date: August 2008

Originally recorded in 2008

Artists:

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra


Ondrej Lenard



Record Label
Naxos

Genre:

Classical




Total Time - 65:49
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JULES MASSENET

 

Scenes napolitaines, "Suite No. 5"

 
1 La danse 4:14
     
2 La procession et l'improvisateur 4:04
     
3 La fete 4:08
     
 

BENJAMIN GODARD

 

12 Scenes italiennes, Op. 126

 
4 Serenade florentine 4:05
     
5 Sicillienne 4:55
     
6 Tarentelle 4:29
     
 

FELIX MENDELSSOHN

7 

Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19

3:43
     
 

FRANZ LISZT

8 

Venezia e Napoli, S185/R10: No. 3. Tarantella

7:33
     
 

RUGGIERO LEONCAVALLO

9 

Mattinata (arr. for orchestra)

2:14
     
 

CESAR CUI

10 

Tarantella, Op. 12

4:39
     
 

GUSTAVE CHARPENTIER

11 

Impressions d'Italie

12:42
     
 

CHARLES-FRANCOIS GOUNOD

12 

Saltarello

6:31
     
 

LUIGI DENZA

13 

Funiculi funicula

2:32
 Ondrej Lenard


With two exceptions the musical pictures of Italy included in the Italian Festival are the work of foreigners who found fascination and inspiration in the country.

 

Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)
The Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava), the oldest symphonic ensemble in Slovakia, was founded in 1929 at the instance of Milos Ruppeldt and Oskar Nedbal, prominent personalities in the sphere of music. The orchestra was first conducted by the Prague conductor František Dyk and in the course of the past fifty years of its existence has worked under the batons of several prominent Czech and Slovak conductors. Ondrej Lenard was appointed its conductor in 1970 and in 1977 its conductor-in-chief. The orchestra has recently given a number of successful concerts both at home and abroad, in West and East Germany, Russia, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Spain, Italy, and Great Britain.

Ondrej Lenard
Ondrej Lenard was born in 1942 and had his early training in Bratislava, where, at the age of 17, he entered the Academy of Music and Drama, to study under Ludovit Rajter. His graduation concert in 1964 was given with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and during his two years of military service he conducted the Army Orchestral Ensemble, later renewing an earlier connection with the Slovak National Opera, where he has continued to direct performances.

Lenard’s work with the Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava began in 1970 and in 1977 he was appointed Principal Conductor. At the same time he has travelled widely abroad in Europe, the Americas, the Soviet Union and elsewhere as a guest conductor, and during his two years, from 1984 to 1986, as General Music Director of the Slovak National Opera recorded for OPUS operas by Puccini, Gounod, Suchon and Bellini.

For Naxos Lenard has recorded symphonies by Tchaikovsky and works by Glazunov, Johann Strauss II, Verdi and Rimsky-Korsakov.

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