Prokofiev Symphonies 4 (Op 47) & 5 CD review – shadows and sparks – The Guardian

Photograph: Sasha Gusov

This is the third volume within Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s well-received Prokofiev series with audio director Kirill Karabits. Published in 1929 along with based on his Diaghilev ballet The Particular Prodigal Son, this early effort includes a lightness which usually Karabits comes even shut to any suite, the style direct and unfussy. Your BSO along with Karabits capture the shadows as well as sparks superbly: they carry out Simply No 5 in the Proms on Monday ten August.. the Fourth Symphony in the original version, played here, will be hardly known. Watch the trailer for that Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Prokofiev cycle

Kirill Karabits.

Kirill Karabits. (The revised version, Op 112, dates through 1947 and it is considered the separate work, although several material overlaps.) in your Fifth, written in 1944 in the height with the Nazi invasion regarding Russia, Prokofiev keeps just about any narrative oblique, the mood unexpectedly optimistic