John Storgårds & Katrine Gislinge - Bent Sørensen: Mignon (2017)
Mp3 CBR320 kbps | 76:08 min | 141 Mb (5% Rec.)
Classical | Label: Dacapo Records
Delicately dancing with silence, Bent Sørensen’s tender piano concerto Mignon – part of his Papillons trilogy – reveals textural beauty and melodic elegance in a language both modernist and sweetly nostalgic. The piece was written for Katrine Gislinge, one of the most significant pianists in Scandinavia, and on this premiere recording she is accompanied by Lapland Chamber Orchestra, conducted by John Storgårds. An accomplished violinist, Storgårds even performs Sørensen’s two pieces for solo violin, Serenissima and The Lady of Shalott. Also included are the premiere recordings of two ensemble pieces – the classically inspired serenade Ständchen and the teasingly tuneful Sinful Songs.