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Ilan Eshkeri

The White Crow OMPS w/Lisa Batiashvili

Deutsche Grammophon

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Ilan Eshkeri on scoring The White Crow, dealing with Tchaikovsky, Ralph Fiennes at London premiere
UK Premiere: The White Crow (The Fan Carpet)
Ralph Fiennes and Oleg Ivenko
Ilan Eshkeri Interview@Premiere
1 Eshkeri: Trans-Siberian Express
2 Eshkeri: Paris
3 Krein: Laurencia - Pas de six: 10. Wedding Dance
4 Eshkeri: La Sainte-Chapelle
5 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH. 12 - Pas de trois: 2. Andante sostenuto
6 Eshkeri: Ufa
7 Minkus: La Bayadere - 46. Third Shade Variation
8 Eshkeri: Leningrad
9 Eshkeri: Nureyev
10 Minkus: La Bayadere - 32. Solor Variation
11 Eshkeri: The Prodigal Son
12 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH. 12 - Pas de deux: 4. Coda
13 Eshkeri: Le Bourget
14 Traditional: Bashkirian Folk Dance
15 Tchaikovsky: The White Crow
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Half-hearted concessions to freedom of expression were not enough to hold Rudolf Nureyev in the Soviet Union. The young dancer, a superstar soloist of the Kirov Ballet, caused an international sensation when he became the first Soviet artist to defect to the West during the Cold War. The White Crow, a new film directed by Ralph Fiennes, charts Nureyev's journey from childhood poverty in Siberia and meteoric rise as a principal dancer to the decisive moment of his defection in June 1961 at Le Bourget airport in Paris. The story's personal and political drama surges through Sir David Hare's screenplay and is intensified by the austere beauty of Ilan Eshkeri's original score. Deutsche Grammophon is set to release the soundtrack album on 22 March 2019 to coincide with the movie's international release.

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