For her first recording with Deutsche Grammophon, the Lithuanian conductor offers haunting accounts of two symphonies by the Polish-born
Soviet composer, Mieczysław Weinberg.
About Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla: Weinberg Symphonies Nos. 2 & 21
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor
Gidon Kremer (violin)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Weinberg: Symphony No. 2 for string orchestra, Op. 30
Weinberg: Symphony No. 21, Op. 152, Kaddish
The Second Symphony in general conveys a message of vigour and youthful optimism…and it is presented here in a performance of consummate technical brilliance and sustained emotional conviction…Gražinytė-Tyla really has the measure of [No. 21's]expansive structure.
BBC Music Magazine 2019
Release Date: 3rd May 2019
Record Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Duration: 89 minutes