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Strauss in St Petersburg

CHAN 10937

DDD
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 82'49"
Tracks: 20
Booklet pages: 44
© 2017 Chandos Records Ltd
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Strauss in St Petersburg published on 24 May 2017

Listen: Johann Strauss II: Wein, Weib und Gesang! (track 13, 5:06-5:52)

Olga Zaitseva, soprano (track 11)
Estonian National Male Choir (track 8)
Mikk Üleoja, chief conductor/artistic director
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Arvo Leibur, leader
Neeme Järvi, conductor

Johann Strauss II (1825-1899):

1 Newa-Polka, Op 288 (1864)
2 Persicher Marsch, Op 289 (1864)
3 Russicher Marsch, Op 426 (1886)
4 Grossfürstin Alexandra-Waltzer, Op 181 (1856)
5 Olga-Polka, Op 196 (1857)
6 Alexandrinen-Polka, Op 198 (1857)
7 Abschied von St Petersburg, Op 210 (1858)
8 Bauern-Polka, Op 276 (1863)

Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss (1827-1870):

9 Pizzicato-Polka, o Op (1869)

Johann Strauss II:

10 Grossfürsten-Marsch, Op 107 (1852)

Olga Smirnitskaya (1837-1920):

11 Erste Liebe, Op 14 (1877-78)

Johann Strauss II:

12 Vergnügungszug, Op 281 (1864)
13 Wein, Weib und Gesang!, Op 333 (1869)
14 Krönungs-marsch, Op 183 (1856)
15 Hofball-Quadrille, Op 116 (1852)
16 An der Wolga, Op 425 (1886)
17 St Petersburg, Op 255 (1861)
18 Auf zum Tanze!, Op 436 (1888)
19 Russische Marsche-Fantasie, Op 353 (1872)
20 Alexander-Quadrille, Op 33 (1847)

Recorded 1 May 2012 and 29 June to 2 July 2015 at Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia

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