Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Philharmonic record Stravinsky Symphonies & Divertimento for Chandos.

Five masterpieces, eighty-three minutes, fabulous incident-packed and detail-studded performances, superb sound courtesy of Stephen Rinker (April 2019 & March this year, MediaCityUK, Salford). The masterpieces include Greeting Prelude – for Pierre Monteux’s 80th, a twelve-tone treatment of ‘Happy Birthday to You’ – and the elephant-inspired Circus Polka, with Schubert marching in at the end. Buoyant … Continue reading Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Philharmonic record Stravinsky Symphonies & Divertimento for Chandos.