Thierry and the Utah Symphony have released the first recording in their Saint-Saëns cycle for Hyperion, with Volume 1 now available for purchase. Volume 1 comprises Symphony No.3 in C minor (“Organ”), featuring Paul Jacobs; “Danse Bacchanale” from Act III of the composer’s opera Samson et Dalila; and Trois tableaux symphoniques d’après La foi, based on the composer’s incidental music for a play by Eugène Brieux. It was recorded live in concert in December 2017 at the Utah Symphony’s home in Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City. The cycle will be first complete, commercial recording of the composer’s five symphonies by an American orchestra and include two more releases.
Click here to purchase Volume 1 from Hyperion Records.