Stravinsky - The Soldier’s Tale

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Stravinsky - The Soldier’s Tale

Oliver Knussen, Harriet Walter, Harrison Birtwistle, George Benjamin, Royal Academy of Mus...

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Masterminded by conductor Oliver Knussen and producer Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, this recording of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale is the latest in a fruitful collaboration between the Linn label and the Royal Academy of Music (of which Freeman-Attwood is Principal). The inspired cast was originally to have included Sir Peter Maxwell Davies in the role of the Devil, but his deteriorating health at the time of the sessions sadly prevented his participation. However the composer George Benjamin gamely stepped up to fill the breach, and so we have his sly, suave, cond... read more

Masterminded by conductor Oliver Knussen and producer Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, this recording of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale is the latest in a fruitful collaboratio... read more

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