Alexis Kossenko plays CPE Bach’s Flute concertos

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COMPOSERS: CPE Bach
LABELS: Alpha
ALBUM TITLE: CPE Bach
WORKS: Flute concertos, Wq 13, 22, 166-69
PERFORMER: Alexis Kossenko (flute); Arte dei Suonatori
CATALOGUE NO: ALPHA 304 (2005)

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Small-scale period-instrument forces create a sense of intimate chamber music. There’s crisp orchestral articulation and bold-toned flute in allegro passages if rather retiring in middle movements. Strings conjure up expressive detail in lyrical moments.