Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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LABELS: Virgin
WORKS: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
PERFORMER: Bowman, Watson, Fletcher; Trinity Boys’ Choir; City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox
CATALOGUE NO: Virgin 640 6212 (1993)

Hickox’s sense of theatrical timing is marginally less sharp than Britten’s in his own recording. But this sumptuous Abbey Road recording features a strong cast. Bayan Northcott