John J. Puccio
, September 2019
…One of the most attractive I’ve come across.
The conductors are Ernest Tomlinson, Andrew Penny, Adrian Leaper, and Gary Carpenter. The ensembles include the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony, the RTE Concert Orchestra, the Slovak Radio Symphony, and the Slovak Philharmonic Male Chorus. Now, where else can you get all of this for a reasonable price?
What’s more, all the selections have good to excellent sound as well, taken as they are from a variety of albums on Naxos’s former full-priced companion label, Marco Polo: “good” sound meaning smooth and warm; “excellent” meaning added clarity and depth of field. © 2019 Classical Candor Read complete review