Saint-Saëns: Symphony No 2, Danse macabre & Urbs Roma
Saint-Saëns’s Symphony No 2 is, by any standards, an outright winner and deserves to be much better known. Here, it’s one of two substantial works flanking a rambunctious account of Danse macabre.
CDA68212 72 minutes 38 seconds
‘As in their superb account of the Organ Symphony, Thierry Fischer and the Utah Symphony’s performances here are polished and graciously articulate … there’s exhilaration, too, mind you—in the qu ... ‘There’s a new series of Saint-Saëns recordings from America that’s starting to get some positive critical attention, and for very good reasons … this is turning out to be an excellent reappraisa ... Classical Source