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Gil Shaham (violin)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Sejong Soloists, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson, Juanjo Mena
this poignant 1939 work [the Hartmann] gets an edge of the seat performance. Shaham is as convincing in the menacing central scherzo as in the plangent outer movements, and the same qualities... — More…
Les Vents Français (Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Francois Leleux (oboe), Gilbert Audin (bassoon), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn)
individually, they play with attractive timbre and immaculate intonation and articulation. Collectively, they blend their colours with great finesse, within dynamics ranging from cushioned pianissimo... — More…