Brett Dean & Luca Francesconi
Brett Dean: Dramatis personae for trumpet and orchestra
Luca Francesconi: Hard Pace, Concerto for trumpet and orchestra
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet
John Storgårds, conductor
BIS-2067 SACD May 2017
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EDITOR’S CHOICE OF GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE
John Storgårds’ latest recording of Brett Dean Dramatis Personae and Luca Francesconi Hard Pace with Håkan Hardenberger and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra has been selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the August 2017 issue of the Gramophone magazine. In the review, Andrew Mellor commented, “With Storgårds and the GSO, it’s a dream team.”
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8. September 2017, Helsinki
Finnish National Opera, First night
John Storgårds revels in their idiosyncrasies, revealing a wealth of expressive detail I'd never heard before.
Gramophone June 2017 Antheil recording