Paul is to the right in the photo. Left is Ralph Couzens (Chandos MD) and violinist Tasmin Little is standing.
I had known Paul for many years – we shared an enthusiasm for Ansermet but could never agree about Celibidache or Birtwistle (or any ‘modern’ music). Friendly arguments. I shall remember Paul with affection.
One of Paul’s favourite recordings (and mine) was Jean Martinon’s of the Ballet Music from Massenet’s Le Cid, with the Israel Philharmonic; Decca SXL 2021 (1958).
And I have no doubt Paul would have loved this: