THIERRY FISCHER AND UTAH SYMPHONY TO LAUNCH THREE-VOLUME SAINT-SAËNS RECORDING CYCLE ON HYPERION RECORDS; FIRST VOLUME TO BE RELEASED ON DECEMBER 28
Complete cycle to mark first recording of all five Saint-Saëns symphonies by an American orchestra; first volume to feature Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”), featuring Paul Jacobs
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (November 28, 2018) — The Utah Symphony under Music Director Thierry Fischer launches a recording cycle of works by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns on Hyperion Records. This three-volume set will be the first complete, commercial recording of the composer’s five symphonies by an American orchestra, as well as the orchestra’s first recording project with the independent British label. Volume 1 is released on Friday, December 28 and 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. Pre-orders are currently available from hyperion-records.co.uk.