Kakhidze conducts Rachmaninov and Holst

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COMPOSERS: Gustav Holst,Sergey Rachmaninov
LABELS: CuGate Classics
ALBUM TITLE: Holst • Rachmaninov
WORKS: Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2; Holst: The Planets
PERFORMER: Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra/Kakhidze
CATALOGUE NO: CuGate Classics CGC 001-2 (1997)


Kakhidze’s highly-charged Rachmaninov offers bags of interpretative charisma. The Holst suffers from poor woodwind intonation and the recording gives a wheezy organ undue prominence. 


Erik Levi