Star British cellist Jamie Walton returns to disc on Signum with a programme Russian repertoire by composers Glazunov, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. Joined by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Okko Kamu, the disc includes the original version of Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme.
Jamie Walton’s outstanding programme of Russian classics captures the music’s soaring lyricism with impassioned eloquence and interpretative flair – The Strad
Walton embraces Glazunov’s tenderness with the warmth and suppleness of his tone…Walton interprets [the Prokofiev] with impressive, seamless sweeps and refined dynamic shading – The Daily Telegraph
Seamless lyricism and glorious tone – Gramophone
[Walton] delivers a particularly eloquent and virtuosic account of the work – BBC Music Magazine