James MacMillan: A Deep but Dazzling Darkness; Veni, Veni, Emmanuel / Colin Currie: percussion, Gordan Nikolic: violin
1 CD / Challenge Classics / 2012-11-13Works: James MacMillan: A Deep but Dazzling Darkness, for solo violin, ensemble & tape; I (A Meditation on Iona), for orchestra & percussion; Veni, Veni Emmanuel, concerto for percussion & orchestra
Performers: Currie, Colin; Nikolic, Gordan
Conductors: MacMillan, James
Ensemble: Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
Financial Times, July 2012
Veni, Veni gives the lie to the argument that percussion concertos are dependent on visual impact. MacMillan's is an aural blockbuster, and...continue...
Recording information: Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre....continue...