horizontal line

The two suites of incidental music Schmitt wrote for a Paris production of Anthony and Cleopatra contain 45 minutes of fascinating music: exquisitely fashioned and appealingly varied in mood, from intimate to orgiastic. Coupled with a fine version of the doom-laden, Poe-inspired Haunted Palace (easily the most persuasive yet recorded), this makes a fine introduction to a neglected composer.

GUY WEATHERALL Read the full review on Agora Classica


   Read full review   


To continue reading, please upgrade to a premium account. You will have immediate full access.



Read more classical music reviews online here:



Classical Music, 2016 - ©Rhinegold Publishing