Igor Markevitch

Igor Borisovitch Markevitch was an avant-garde Ukrainian composer and eminent conductor who studied and worked in Paris and became a naturalized Italian and French citizen in 1947 and 1982 respectively. He was commissioned in 1929 for a piano concerto by impresario Serge Diaghilev of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Markevitch settled in Italy during World War II. After the war, he moved to Switzerland. He had an international conducting career from there. He was married twice and had three sons and two daughters.

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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 In E Minor, Op.64, TH.29 - 2. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza - Moderato con animaTchaikovsky: The Symphonies & Manfred12:26
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 In F Minor, Op.36, TH.27 - 2. Andantino in modo di canzoneTchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos.4, 5 & 69:37
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34 - 4. Scena e canto gitanoRimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Capriccio Espagnol; Russian Easter Overture2:25
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op. 74, TH.30 - 1. Adagio - Allegro non troppoTchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos.4, 5 & 618:41
Symphonie No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": IV. Finale (Adagio lamentoso - Andante)Tchaïkovski: Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 et 6 & Francesca da Rimini (Les indispensables de Diapason)9:56
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 In F Minor, Op.36, TH.27 - 4. Finale (Allegro con fuoco)Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos.4, 5 & 68:48
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34 - 5. Fandango asturianoRimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Capriccio Espagnol; Russian Easter Overture5:32
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.1 in G Minor, Op.13, TH.24 - "Winter Reveries" - 2. Adagio cantabile ma non tantoTchaikovsky: The Symphonies & Manfred10:32
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.3 in D Major, Op.29, TH.26 - "Polish" - 5. Finale (Allegro con fuoco)Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies & Manfred8:29
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.3 in D Major, Op.29, TH.26 - "Polish" - 2. Alla tedesca (Allegro moderato)Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 1-35:50
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