Wallin & Buene – Violin Concertos
Performers: Peter Herresthal Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Arctic Philharmonic Sinfonietta Øyvind Bjorå, conductor
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label: BIS Code: BIS-2242 SACD
Following his 2001 disc of works by Arne Nordheim, Norwegian violinist Peter Herresthal and BIS have collaborated on the project ’A String of Releases’ – recordings of contemporary violin concertos, in several cases written especially for Herresthal.
The present, amply-filled addition to Herresthal’s ‘string’ features the composers Rolf Wallin and Eivind Buene. Both composers are represented by a violin concerto for violin and orchestra and one piece for sinfonietta. The CD, nominated for the Spellemann 2017 (the “Norwegian Grammy awards”).