Vasks: Presence - Irčne Timacheff-Gabetta (organ); Sol Gabetta (cello); Amsterdam Sinfonietta; Candida Thompson (conductor)
Track Listing
  1. Concerto for cello & string orchestra No. 2 ("Klatbutne")
  2. Musique du soir, for horn (or cello) & organ (or piano)
  3. Book (Gramata cellam), for solo cello
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The cellist Sol Gabetta is emerging as a major star of her instrument, with equal facility in repertory concertos, chamber music, and contemporary composition. Here, in an album marking the 70th birthday of Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, she offers a gorgeous take on Eastern European minimalism. The album is compiled from a pair of session sets, and although carefully mastered the sonic joints are audible. You can see why Sony Classical wanted the final work included, though: the best is saved for last with Gramata Cellam, ...

Vasks: Presence 2016, Sony Classical

UPC: 887254231226