Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 2; Britten: Cello Symphony

Jamie Walton's new collaboration with the Philharmonia Orchestra, led by Alexander Briger, features Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No 2 and Britten's Symphony for cello and orchestra. Jamie Walton is quickly gaining international recognition for his work, being compared to cello legends Rostropovich and Tortelier.

SIGCD137  69 minutes 28 seconds
'Walton is a superb and unflashy exponent—there's no ego here, just consummate musicianship, excellently backed by the Philharmonia under Alex Briger, sensitive and biting in the Shostakovich, formida ...
'A grandmaster of his instrument is coming to maturity here, and this CD, with its technically faultless recording quality, should have a place in any collection. It deserves it' (Pizzicato, Luxembourg)