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World première recording of the complete score to Shostakovich’s New Babylon

June 23, 2011

The Basel Sinfonietta, conducted by Mark Fitz-Gerald, has recorded Shostakovich’s 1928 score for Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg’s silent black-and-white film New Babylon at the Volkshaus in the orchestra’s home town. The recording, which took place between 1st and 3rd May 2011 and was produced by Andreas Werner, was made between a run of live performances in Switzerland and Luxembourg. Read more

Basel Sinfonietta with Mark Fitz-Gerald, Andreas Werner, and Pierre-Alain Biget


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