The music of Wilhelm Fitzenhagen bursts into the Hyperion catalogue with two triumphant cello concertos, a couple of other original works, and his (in)famous version of the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations. Ace cellist Alban Gerhardt presides.
CDA68063 74 minutes 58 seconds
‘Enthusiastically recommended’ (Gramophone) ‘Everywhere here Gerhardt is at his most eloquent, technically exceptional and interpretatively satisfying. It would be hard to imagine finer support than that provided by the world class Deutsches Sy ... ‘Excellently recorded and scrupulously played performances … 'The Romantic Cello Concerto’ series … is going from strength to strength’ (MusicWeb International)