Touted as a forgotten pioneer, CPE Bach shines in the spotlight of this new release from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Recorded live at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2014 under the baton of Rebecca Miller, this recording brings together five symphonies which show Bach at his finest; bursting with daring gestures and unexpected changes of direction, the music drips with drama. 8 more words
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Another is that I get to talk to some terrifically interesting people, including musicians whose work has had a huge effect on my own musical life. 44 more words
Bringing together pieces which span almost half a century of Henri Dutilleux’s output, this CD is a labour of love. Conductor Ludovic Morlot knew the composer personally, and his passion for Dutilleux’s music shines through in vivid and sensitive performances. 44 more words