‘Perhaps the finest recording of Fauré’s First Sonata I have ever heard: he reveals the full stature of this extraordinary work. At the heart lies the visionary Andante: opening in a state of shimmering drift, it here acquires titanic momentum.’
The Cello in Wartime
Cello Sonatas by Fauré, Debussy and bridge; plus works by Webern, Saint-Saëns, Parry, Novello and trad.
Steven Isserlis (cello), Connie Shih (piano)
BIS BIS-2312 65:38 mins
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