Morawetz documentary produced and presented by Eitan Cornfield
Documentaire sur Morawetz produit et présenté par Eitan Cornfield
1-3. Concerto for Harp and Chamber Orchestra
4. String Quartet No. 5 “Tribute to Mozart”
5-7. Suite for Piano
8. The Railway Station
This recording is part of the Centrediscs’ Canadian Composers Portraits series which documents the emergence of a generation of pioneering professional composers who firmly established Canada’s place on the world’s musical map. Each release in this retrospective of the last fifty years is dedicated to a single composer and uniquely combines full-length documentaries on the composers’ lives and music, as well as a selection of their most important works.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Nous reconnaissons l’appui financier du ministère du Patrimoine canadien.
Gianetta Baril (harp / harpe); Edmonton Symphony Orchestra; Uri Mayer (conductor / chef d’orchestre)
Orford String Quartet: Andrew Dawes & Kenneth Perkins (violins / violons); Sophie Rensaw (viola / alto); Desmond Hoebig (cello / violoncelle)
Angela Hewitt (piano)
National Youth Orchestra of Canada (conductor / chef d’orchestre)
Centrediscs / Centredisques
Music by Oskar Morawetz. Includes documentary by Eitan Cornfield.
Ginaetta Baril, harp ; Edmonton Symphony Orchestra : Uri Mayer, conductor (1st work) ; Orford String Quartet (2nd work) ; Angela Hewitt, piano (3rd work) ; National Youth Orchestra of Canada : John Lubbock, conductor (4th work).