Walton: Symphony #1, Violin Concerto / Little, Gar
Catalog: CHSA 5136
Format: SACD / CD Hybrid
LITTLE; BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA; GARDNER
"•Edward Gardner, an exclusive Chandos artist, conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in two great William Walton works, his Violin Concerto and the Symphony No. 1. • The symphony's first complete performance in 1935 was a triumph, immediately gaining the work an unwaveringly honored place in British music. • Commissioned by Jascha Heifetz, the violin concerto soloist in this recording is Tasmin Little, one of the foremost interpreters of twentieth-century British music for the violin."