A low bassoon melody colours the opening measures of the Symphony No. 6. Inspired, it stirs the soul and sets the tone for this French-titled Russian symphony. With great panache, violinist Daniel Lozakovich, one of the youngest musicians ever signed by the prestigious Deutsche Gammophon label, takes flight in Prokofiev’s sombre yet elegant Violin Concerto No. 2.
PROKOFIEV, Violin Concerto No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY, Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”