Rachmaninov: Symphony No 3 & Symphonic Dances

The concluding release in this mini series presents Rachmaninov's Symphony No 3, the work of an exile in America with poignant allusions to the world of a lost Russia, alongside the perennially popular Symphonic Dances, the composer's final work, and a vigorous and assured statement.

SIGCD540  77 minutes 28 seconds
‘The music-making has the flair and authority you’d expect … Ashkenazy ensures that the (deliberately?) episodic finale of the Third Symphony retains suitably compulsive drive and snap where nece ...
BBC Music Magazine