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Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali
Rouvali’s pacing, for the most part, feels instinctively ‘right’…The recording in Gothenburg’s wood-lined Concert Hall offers sonorous, yet clear lower textures, and if the high strings and trumpets... — More…
Tobias Feldmann (violin), Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, Jean-Jacques Kantorow
I love the parallels between these two Finnish concertos which Feldman and Kantarow draw out, from the especially ethereal treatment of the opening of the Sibelius (which anticipates the disembodied... — More…
Sibelius: Finlandia, En Saga, The Swan of Tuonela, The Oceanides, Valse Triste, King Christian II Suite
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thomas Søndergård
Søndergård’s approach conjures a pulsing energy of the kind which seems to well up from within the music itself, rather than being driven from without; he also has a canny awareness of how a... — More…
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Robin Ticciati, Joseph Swensen, Sir Charles Mackerras
The orchestra shows itself brilliantly adapted to any style and conductor — provided, anyway, they have more than a smack of genius. — More…
Joe Stilgoe (vocals), Gottlieb Wallisch (piano), Ingrid Fliter (piano), Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano), John Butt (harpsichord), Claire Martin (vocals)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Scottish Ensemble, Magnificat, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Phantasm, Big Screen, Thomas...