André Previn conducts Gil Shaham and the LSO playing Korngold

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COMPOSERS: Korngold
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Korngold
WORKS: Symphony in F sharp major; Violin Concerto; The Sea Hawk; The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, etc
PERFORMER: Gil Shaham (violin); LSO/André Previn
CATALOGUE NO: ELQ 4823438 (1994-2002)

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Shaham’s account of the Concerto is still one of the finest around and Previn and the LSO make the Symphony bitter and sorrowful. The film score suites, though, miss a vital edge of swashbuckling elan. 

Jessica Duchen

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