Claudio Abbado Conducts Tchaikovsky (6-CD)

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Discs: 6
Record Label: Sony
Release Date:
April 4, 2011

“Exquisitely played and recorded. Abbado approaches these pieces with exuberance and fervor, and the recordings bring out the full range of his orchestra.” — Fanfare

Across 6 discs, hear the magic and splendor of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the direction of the late Claudio Abbado. Among the recordings here, hear the complete symphonies, selections from The Nutcracker and some of his lesser-known orchestral works.

Contents:

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 (Winter Dreams)
1991, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker, Suite No. 1, Op. 71a
1991, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky The Tempest, Op. 18
1984, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 (Little Russian)
1984, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 (Polish)
1990, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky 1812, Festival Overture, Op. 49
1990, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36
1988, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy
1988, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64
1985, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Le Voyevode, Op. 78
1985, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)
1986, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Slavonic March (Marche slav), Op. 31
1986, Orchestra Hall, Chicago