Lorraine McAslan soars aloft, shading her ecstatic cantabile with portamentos reminiscent of Jascha Heifetz – indeed at times Heifetz’s classic West Coast recordings of the 1950s are brought irresistibly to mind. The BBC Concert Orchestra provides devoted support and the recording is out of the top drawer.
Julian Haylock, BBC Music Magazine, on the Dutton recording of Sainsbury’s Violin Concerto Op.14
Lionel Sainsbury & John Foulds: Cello Concertos
Raphael Wallfisch, cello; Royal Scottish National Orchestra | Martin Yates, conductor