Ravel

Daphnis et Chloé (complete ballet); Pavane pour une infant défunte

Rotterdam Philharmonic/Nézet-Séguin Ravel Daphnis et Chloé

‘The playing throughout is of the highest class, from the first horn’s apparently relaxed top Fs … to the vibrato-free flutes that Ravel himself wrote for, the clarinets’ piano playing in the furiously fast ‘Danse generale’, and the chorus’s impeccable tuning in their a cappella section.’ Roger Nichols

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Ravel

Daphnis et Chloé (Complete); Pavane pour une infant défunte

Netherlands Radio Choir; Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Yannick Nézet-Séguin

BIS BIS-1850

Read the rest of this review in the May 2015 issue of BBC Music Magazine

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