A ClassicsToday 10/10! Highlights here include a superb Symphony No. 5 and interpretations of Nos. 7 and 8 in which Andrew Penny sets tempos that allow Arnold’s fanciful orchestrations to register with maximum color and impact.
Capuçon throws down the gauntlet with a searingly intense performance of Tabula rasa. The playing is impeccably controlled yet fiercely expressive. Capuçon reveals a keen instinct for timing and structural balance as he and his fellow musicians breathe as one.