Gabriel Prokofiev: Concertos

Gabriel Prokofiev: Concertos

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About this playlist

Gabriel Prokofiev has been challenging expectations in the classical music world for many years with his bold approach to composition and form. This recording of 2 of his concertos – for Bass Drum and Saxophone – not only shows how versatile, skilled and surprising his writing can be, but also showcases 2 stunning solists in the shape of Joby Burgess (bass drum) and Branford Marsalis (saxophone). In our exclusive commentary from Gabriel he discusses what draws him to the concerto form, his working process and why classical music needs to reflect the world we live in today.

Curated by

Gabriel Prokofiev

Composer

About this playlist

Gabriel Prokofiev has been challenging expectations in the classical music world for many years with his bold approach to composition and form. This recording of 2 of his concertos – for Bass Drum and Saxophone – not only shows how versatile, skilled and surprising his writing can be, but also showcases 2 stunning solists in the shape of Joby Burgess (bass drum) and Branford Marsalis (saxophone). In our exclusive commentary from Gabriel he discusses what draws him to the concerto form, his working process and why classical music needs to reflect the world we live in today.

Curated by

Gabriel Prokofiev

Composer

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