A new world premiere recording of Desyatnikov Sketches To Sunset together with Russian Seasons is released on Quartz Music. Featuring Roman Mints accompanied by the BRNO Philarmonic Orchestra and the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, the disc features the first ever symphonic recording of Leonid Desyatnikov’s Sketches to Sunset, supervised and authorised by the composer. Conducted by Philipp Chizhevsky, the disc also features Alexey Goribol (piano) and the voice of Yana Ivanilova.
Roman Mints has long championed the work of Leonid Desyatnikov and recorded a number of his works including The Leaden Echo (2011). He has featured others at his Homecoming Chamber Music Festival in Moscow, including Return, which was specially commissioned and premiered in 2007.