Michael Collins records Finzi & Vaughan Williams with the Philharmonia Orchestra for BIS.

Just a few days ago I wrote favourable words about Andrew Manze’s Onyx recording of Vaughan Williams’s Fifth Symphony, mentioning imminent ones of it from Michael Collins and Martyn Brabbins. Here’s the Collins, his recording debut as a podium-standing conductor, and he’s struck gold, for this is a wonderful account of VW’s idyllic and transporting … Continue reading Michael Collins records Finzi & Vaughan Williams with the Philharmonia Orchestra for BIS.