Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Composer(s):
Britten
Works:
The Turn of the Screw
Performer:
Joan Rodgers, Bostridge, Henschel, Tierney, Leang; Mahler CO/Harding
Label:
EMI
Catalogue Number:
456 3792
Performance:
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Sound:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine

This performance captures the sense of dislocation essential to this chilling ghost story, but (intentionally or not) extends it to the cast, who periodically seem detached from the action. Christopher Dingle