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Alfred Schnittke‘s Cello Concerto No. 1 with Eckart Runge in the Bestenliste 4/2020 of the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 4/2020

The Capriccio CD “Transitions” (Capriccio C5362) with the recording of Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto No. 1 for Violoncello and Orchestra in the category ‘Orchestral Music and Concerts’ has just been ranked in the best list 4/2020 of the German Record Critics’ Award:

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The jury was fascinated by the “poly-stylistic sound world of Alfred Schnittke, whose first cello concerto was a masterpiece and today belongs to the standard repertoire.” The soloist Eckhart Runge, long-time cellist of the Artemis Quartet, utterly convinces with “an intensity that gets under your skin.”

Runge is accompanied on this CD, which also includes the cello concerto by Nikolai Kapustin, by the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin conducted by Frank Strobel.

CD:  
Alfred Schnittke: 
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra No. 1
Eckart Runge (Vc), Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, conducted by Frank Strobel
Capriccio C5362

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