New orchestral disc receives outstanding reviews

BIS Records’ recent release of John Pickard’s orchestral pieces has received rave reviews both in Europe and the U.S. The Flight of IcarusChannel Firing and the Trombone Concerto:The Spindle of Necessity with Christian Lindberg as soloist are featured on this first disc of Pickard’s orchestral music
(BIS CD1578). The Norrköping Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Martyn Brabbins.

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The Flight of Icarus

Excerpt 1


Excerpt 2


Channel Firing


The Spindle of Necessity


Christian Lindberg (trombone),

Norrköping Symphony Orchestra,

conducted by Martyn Brabbins (BIS-CD-1578)

By kind permission of Bis Records


BBC Music Magazine

International Record Review

The Times review

The Guardian review

Pizzicato (in German)
Classica-Répertoire – a terrible review! (in French)

Tempo review (with Agamemnon’s Tomb first performance)

The disc was also Editor’s Choice in the June 2008 issue
of Gramophone. Read the review here


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