RELEASED TODAY, April 2: For Robert Simpson’s centenary on March 2, Lyrita has released his Fifth & Sixth Symphonies in their premiere performances.

Originally published on February 24 Notwithstanding Hyperion’s herculean efforts on behalf of Robert Simpson’s music (including recording all Eleven Symphonies, Vernon Handley conducting the first ten, Matthew Taylor the Eleventh), this centenary offering from Lyrita of Simpson’s Fifth and Sixth Symphonies in their premiere performances courtesy of BBC broadcasts should not be glossed over. I … Continue reading RELEASED TODAY, April 2: For Robert Simpson’s centenary on March 2, Lyrita has released his Fifth & Sixth Symphonies in their premiere performances.