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Following her acclaimed album with the Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim, Tchaikovsky & Sibelius Violin ConcertosLisa Batiashvili releases Visions of Prokofiev, a new album with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The album features Prokofiev's two violin concertos as well as select movements from his famous ballets (Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, The Love for Three Oranges), newly arranged for solo violin and orchestra by Lisa's father, Tamás Batiashvili.    
Hear the latest from Lisa Batiashvili with Visions of Prokofiev on on Radio Purdue

 

Pianists and longtime collaborators Martha Argerich and Sergei Babayan team up for Prokofiev for Two, an album of two-piano transcriptions by Babayan of Prokofiev's music for stage and screen. Dedicated to Argerich, Prokofiev for Two features a 12-movement transcription of pieces from the Russian composer's ballet Romeo and Juliet and a seven-movement suite derived from Prokofiev's incidental music for Hamlet and Eugene Onegin, his film score for The Queen of Spades and his opera War and Peace.       Hear the latest from Martha Argerich and Sergei Babayan on Prokofiev for Two.