Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra; Peter Askim, Conductor
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor Op. 64 I. Andante Allegro Con Anima
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor Op. 64 II. Andante Cantabile Con Alcuna Licenza
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor Op. 64 III. Allegro Moderato
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor Op. 64 IV. Andante Maestoso Allegro Vivace
About The Performance:
A breathtaking account of Tchaikovsky’s monumental Fifth Symphony, this Double Disc live CD recording and companion DVD demonstrate why the Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the best youth orchestras in existence. These young virtuosi, under their Music Director and Composer-in-Residence Peter Askim, bring a youthful passion and fresh perspective to this masterpiece, while infusing it with an interpretive depth often lacking in professional performances and recordings. Just when you think you’ve heard Tchaikovsky’s Fifth, along comes this eye-opening account. A Tchaikovsky for the ages!