12 Dec 2014

Critic's Chair: Janácek Orchestral Works Vol 1

From The Critic's Chair, 12:00 pm on 12 December 2014

Janacek VolJANACEK: Orchestral Works Vol 1 Sinfonietta; Capriccio; Suite from The Cunning Little Vixen
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (pno), Bergen Philharmonic Orch/Edward Gardner
(Chandos CHSA 5142)

This recording is the first in a new series of orchestral works by Czech composer Janácek. The Bergen Philharmonic are conducted by Edward Gardner. Robert Johnson gives us some background context on Janácek's Sinfonietta, and plays highlights from the other works on the disc.