A showcase of varied violin concertos delivered with panache

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‘So many remarkable violinists have filed past over recent years that it’s easy to forget that Joseph Swensen is one of the best. There’s an impressive level of excellence throughout – Swensen is adaptable to moods between and within concertos.

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Linn’s always excellent work with the SCO gilds the lily with sound that’s true to this splendid ensemble.

Brahms/Dvořák/Mendelssohn/Prokofiev

Brahms: Violin Concerot, etc.; Dvořák: Violin Concerto, Czech Suite; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Symphony No. 3, etc.; Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2, Symphony No. 1, etc.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Joseph Swensen (violin)

Linn CKR 614  261:16 mins (4 discs)

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