Franck: Piano Quintet & Violin Sonatas

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COMPOSERS: Franck
LABELS: Champs Hill
WORKS: Piano Quintet; Violin Sonata in A
PERFORMER: Schubert Ensemble
CATALOGUE NO: CHRCD004

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In the Quintet the Schubert Ensemble’s sculpting of the music pays dividends, fully embracing Franck’s darker side. In the Sonata, Simon Blendis does not quite have the rich, passionate tone the music requires. Roger Nichols