Walevska performs Saint-Saëns’s Cello Concertos Nos 1 & 2

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COMPOSERS: Camille Saint-Saëns
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Saint-Saëns
WORKS: Cello Concertos Nos 1 & 2; Suite; Allegro appassionato
PERFORMER: Walevska (cello); Orchestre National de l’Opéra de Monte-Carlo/Eliahu Inbal
CATALOGUE NO: 482 2033 (1974)


Christine Walevska’s impetuosity hardly suits the A minor Concerto (No. 1) which needs more sparkle. The Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra does its best to keep up, but ensemble is a bit speculative.


Erik Levi