Britten: Sinfonietta

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

COMPOSERS: Britten
LABELS: Apex
WORKS: Sinfonietta; Double Concerto in B minor; Young Apollo; Two Portraits
PERFORMER: Kremer, Fletcher, de Cogan (violin), Bashmet, Pooley (viola), Lugansky (piano), Worrall (cello); Hallé/Nagano
CATALOGUE NO: Apex 2564 67391-7 (1999)

Advertisement

Remarkable early Britten works, all performed with sparkling incisiveness. Double Concerto for violin and viola, especially, is a superb statement. Malcolm Hayes