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'Concerto for Cello No 2' reviews

‘The ghosts of Mahler and Britten haunt the orchestral colouring: a halo of high violin sound surrounds the opening statement from the cello; the harp sets off the exquisitely beautiful first ‘Song without Text’; menacing muted horns and growling trombones invade the Scherzo. Only in the rumbustious central movement is the full orchestra given its head, freed, by and large, from the restraint of accompanying.’ The Independent (Annette Morreau), 20 September 1996 Read more

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