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Unforgettable: A disc of the music of George Tsontakis

Three bold, gripping, new concertos by George Tsontakis on a single disc, performed by the Albany Symphony and David Alan Miller.

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Posted on October 28, 2014 by Albany Symphony

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Hello, all!

Mr. Tsontakis’ three, fabulous concertos have been recorded and are now in the hands of our brilliant post-production engineers, ready to be exquisitely mastered for your listening pleasure. Here’s a taste of “True Colors: I. Prologue,” recorded with the incredible Albany Symphony principal trumpeter, Eric Berlin, at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Stay tuned for more updates and sumptous sonic sinppets from this project.  

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Overview

The Albany Symphony records George Tsontakis’ gripping concerto for two violins, “Unforgettable.”  Brilliant, young violinists Luosha Fang and and Eunice Kim join the Albany Symphony to record Tsontakis’ work in the acoustically superior Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY.  The work will be engineered by Grammy-winning recording engineer Silas Brown of Legacy Sound, Inc.  “Unforgettable” will be one of three concertos by Tsontakis to appear on the disc to be released by Naxos. The album will also include “True Colors” Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra, performed and premiered by the Albany Symphony and principal trumpet Eric Berlin in 2012, and “Anasa” Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, performed with David Krakauer on solo clarinet during the Albany Symphony’s Annual American Music Festival in 2011.

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Unforgettable: Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra
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Eunice Kim, Luosha Fang, and the Albany Symphony perform George Tsontakis’ “Unforgettable” Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on 12/14/13.

Mirologhia: Crotales Angelorum
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Colin Currie, percussion and Eleni Calenos perform George Tsontakis’ work Mirologhia with the Albany Symphony. Recorded in 2001 on the Koch label.

Violin Concerto
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Excerpt of the second movement of George Tsontakis’ violin concerto entitled Arresting: Somewhat Dramatic; Mysteriously Calm. This recording feature violinist Cho-Liang Lin and the Albany Symphony under the direction of Music Director David Alan Miller.

Start and End Dates

12/16/201312/17/2013

Location

Troy, New York

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Last update on October 28, 2014

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The Albany Symphony Orchestra celebrates our living musical heritage. Through brilliant live performances, innovative educational programming, and engaging cultural events, the ASO enriches a broad and diverse regional community. By creating, recording, and disseminating the music of our time, the Albany Symphony is establishing an enduring artistic legacy that is reshaping the nation’s musical future.…

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