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Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings; Grieg: Holberg Suite; Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik ()

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Depending on your tastes, this disc with Yuri Bashmet directing the Moscow Soloists may or may not contain first choice performances of these three well-loved string serenades by Grieg, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky. Those who prefer Herbert von Karajan and the Berliner Philharmoniker's lushly sensuous readings or Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields' elegantly graceful accounts may not go for these. The Moscow chamber orchestra lacks the weight of the Berlin orchestra and the brilliance of the English orchestra, and Bashmet possesses neither the focused intensity of Karajan nor the sprightly tempos of Marriner.But for those who do not already know those recordings, Bashmet and his Moscow players' recordings may seem near to ideal. Their Grieg is lilting and lyrical with plenty of energy. Their Mozart is bouncy and buoyant with lots of enthusiasm. And their Tchaikovsky is best of all with beautifully turned phrasing, warmly sculpted sonorities, and exactly the right balance between... Hide synopsis

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