Gidon Kremer’s musicians are sitting at home watching cartoonsmain
Scattered around the northern lands, the Kremerata Baltica have been revisiting a Soviet children’s cartoon ‘Boniface’s Holiday’.
Just so happens, the music is by … Gidon’s passion and mine, Mieczysław Weinberg.
So Andrei Pushkarev rearranged the score for string orchestra and solo violin and everyone started playing it at home.
Here’s the short version:
And here’s the Soviet original: