Martyn Brabbins conducts Elgar's Enigma Variations

Martyn Brabbins's Enigma Variations is revelatory, says Stephen Johnson

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins

'Once in a while, a performance comes along that focuses understanding of a familiar work in a new way - or recaptures an insight that might have been lost. This is one of those performances.'

 

Elgar  Enigma Variations; In the South; Carillon; Une voix dans le désert; Le drapeau belge; Pleading

Florence Daguerre de Hureaux (narrator), Kate Royal (soprano), Yann Ghiro (clarinet); BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins

Hyperion CDA 68101

 

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