Disc of the Month
Britten: Orchestral works including the Cello Symphony
BBC Philharmonic/Edward Gardner
'Gardner finds a dramatic intensity of purpose in all these pieces'
'Gardner finds a dramatic intensity of purpose in all these pieces' Helen Wallace
Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes; Gloriana Symphonic Suite; Symphony for Cello and Orchestra
Robert Murray (tenor), Paul Watkins (cello); BBC Philharmonic/Edward Gardner
Chandos CHAN 10658 76:24 mins
For a full review, take a look at the April issue of BBC Music Magazine
Audio clip: Symphonic Suite from Gloriana: 'The Courtly Dances'