Wednesday 15 August 2018

Haydn's Creation gets a 4 stars review on BBC Music



"This fine recording moves effortlessly between pastoral intimacy and titanic grandeur, with everything in between."

 

The BBC Music Magazine praises our release of "Haydn - The Creation" with Andrés Orozco - EstradaNicole HeastonPeter RoseToby Spence , Houston Symphony , and Houston Symphony Chorus! Read the review below:

 

"(...) Conductor Andres Orozco- Estrada savours every moment of harmonic and textural drama. The pace is well-judged, generous at sweetly tender or particularly knotty harmonic moments, but with plenty of pace and dynamism carrying the action forward. The large forces are expertly marshalled, weighty but never leaden, with plenty of textural interest. The vast Houston Symphony Chorus sounds surprisingly agile thanks to the diligent, percussive enunciation of every consonant. (...)"

 

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Read the full review by Natasha Loges on BBC Music Magazine - September 2018 edition

 

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