CLASSICAL PROGRAMS

Traditional symphonic programs include  Peter's orchestral arrangements of Janacek’s Six Operatic Suites  in his premiere recording for Naxos with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra;  new arrangements of Mussorgsky's  Pictures from an Exhibition   and Operatic Suites by Tchaikovsky to be released in fall/winter 2012 (also on Naxos) and featured in the movie documentary  Bask new arrangements of Debussy's Preludes to be released in September 2012; his arrangements of  Brahms Hungarian Dances  and works by Bizet, Granados, Albeniz, Handel, Schubert, Satie, Grieg and Tchaikovsky to name a few.


FEATURED CLASSICAL PROGRAM 1 - Dances from around the World

A combination of original pieces and Breiner's arrangements or the arrangements only.
Program to be structured to suit audience and orchestra forces from the following works (click on titles to listen)

Arnold:  English/Irish/Scottish/Cornish Dances
Bartok:  Dances of Transsylvania /Rumanian Folk Dances
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Copland: Danzon Cubano
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances
Elgar: Three Bavarian Dances
Gorecki: Three Dances
Hindemith: Suite of French Dances
Janacek: Lachian Dances
Kodaly: Dances of Galanta / Marosszek
Mozart: German Dances
Skalkottas: Five Greek Dances
Smetana: Three Dances from Battered Bride
Villa-Lobos: Danses africaines / Danses des Indians


Granados: Spanish Dances (arr Breiner)
Breiner: Tangos (Argentinian Dances) 



FEATURED CLASSICAL PROGRAM 2 - ..... and Pictures
Including Peter's brand new and impressive arrangement of Mussorgsky's warhorse - Pictures at an Exhibition in the second half, with several first half options:

Etchings & Pictures
Martinu: Estampes
Haydn: Piano Concerto (conducted from piano)

Stories & Pictures
Suk: Fairy Tale
or
Stravinsky: Fairy's Kiss
or
Dvorak: Water Goblin/Golden Spinning Wheel/Midday Witch/



FEATURED CLASSICAL PROGRAM 3 - Opera Goes Symphony

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FEATURED POPS PROGRAMS

Peter travels worldwide conducting full-length programs of his own arrangements of popular repertoire often doubling as piano soloist


PROGRAM SAMPLES

FEATURED CLASSICAL PROGRAMS

Peter's internationally acclaimed arrangements of classical repertoire are available as full programs or individual works. Conducted by Peter, they have been featured in the Chicago Tribune's annual "10 Best Classical CDs".

FEATURED MULTIMEDIA

A documentary about 2012 recording of Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky for Naxos with New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

A new Transmedia project based on Peter's new, 85-minute symphonic piece, with multi-layered videos and web projects

PRESS KIT

Lists of compositions, arrangements and recordings databases, reviews and other relevant tidbits to be found here

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