John Wilson & Sinfonia of London record English Music for Strings for Chandos.

Benjamin Britten’s Frank Bridge Variations (1937, not short of recordings, including by the composer, for Decca, and Karajan for that matter, Philharmonia Orchestra) leaps off the page here, although it could be argued that John Wilson sometimes harries the music and that tempos can seem too fast. Conversely, the playing is fabulous and white-hot and … Continue reading John Wilson & Sinfonia of London record English Music for Strings for Chandos.