Kancheli: Chiaroscuro

Release Year: 2015
Label: ECM New Series

1. Chiaroscuro (for violin and chamber orchestra)

2. Twilight (for two violins and chamber orchestra)

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Reviews and impressions

Performances and recording are all exceptionally good... – MusicWeb International

In both pieces Kremerata Baltica gives visceral support... – The Strad

Kremer and his orchestra, alone and with Kopatchinskaja, superbly crystallize the essence of Kancheli's most intimate and mature opus. – AllAboutJazz

“Despite the world’s obvious achievement, our planet is still torn by bloody contradictions. And no progress in artistic activity can withstand the destructive force that easily cancels the fragile process of construction. (…) I write for myself, without having any illusions that ‘beauty will save the world.’  –Giya Kancheli

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