Naxos has announced the release of a new CD of previously unknown and unrecorded work by the Berlin-based composer Léon de Saint Lubin (1805-1850), performed by Grammy-nominated violinist Anastasia Khitruk, with pianist Elizaveta Kopelman. This new recording, Violin Virtuoso Works, Vol 1 (8.572019) includes his Fantaisie sur un thème de Lucia di Lammermoor, Grand Duo Concertant, Two Salon Pieces and Adagio religioso.
New York-based Anastasia Khitruk has two other releases on Naxos. The first was her acclaimed recording of 3 Violin Sonatas, Op 3 and 6 Russian Songs by Ivan Khandoshkin (1747-1804) (8.570028). Next, she recorded Miklos Rozsa's Violin Concerto and Sinfonia Concertante with conductor Dmitry Yablonsky and the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra (8.570350). This CD was honored with a nomination for a 2007 Grammy Award in Field 30, Category 102 - Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra). Interestingly, this was Rozsa's first Grammy nomination.
Posted: 24 April 2009
by Jeffrey James
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