Benjamin

Written on Skin, Duet for piano and orchestra

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June 2013
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'Written on Skin show Benjamin's imagination for sonorities and subtle harmonic shading is as keen as ever, but what's new is the amplitude of feeling' Ivan Hewett

Benjamin
Written on Skin, Duet for piano and orchestra
Barbara Hannigan (sop), Christopher Purves (bar), Bejun Mehta (countertenor), Rebecca Jo Loeb (mezzo-soprano), Allan Clayton (ten); Mahler Chamber Orchestra/George Benjamin

Nimbus NI 5885/6 102:43 mins (2 discs)

Audio clip: from Part One, Chorus of Angels II

For a full review, pick up a copy of the June issue of BBC Music Magazine