The LCO return to disc on Signum with a new programme of French orchestral works by Ravel, Fauré, Poulenc and Ibert. Their ‘LCO Live’ series captures the vibrant, exciting performances they give at their London home of St. John’s, Smith Square.
Here’s a recording guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Enthusiastic and fun, yet with touching, tender moments and a clever awareness of the music’s irony, the London Chamber Orchestra delivers a witty, exuberant collection – Classic FM Magazine
Spry, clipped music-making, and a lovely French programme, capped by Roge’s ebullient account of Poulenc’s mercurial, flamboyant Piano Concerto – BBC Music Magazine