Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla & the CBSO – The British Project – Britten, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Walton [Deutsche Grammophon]

If one sometimes raises a quizzical eyebrow at her conducting of the German classics (Beethoven and Brahms in my case), then Mirga G-T is certainly on-song with this quartet of English wonders, opening with Elgar’s sentiment-loaded Sospiri, introducing gorgeous string-playing and personal eloquences … such wistfulness then knocked sideways by the crushing opening of Britten’s … Continue reading Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla & the CBSO – The British Project – Britten, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Walton [Deutsche Grammophon]