"ENCHANTMENT" - music for flute & piano
Kenneth Smith is principal flute of the Philharmonia Orchestra, and also has a busy solo career; for many years he has partnered pianist Paul Rhodes, in a duo which has gained an enviable reputation for quality in both the concert hall and on recordings. The duo's first CD for Divine Art features a glorious programme of French romantic music *.
(click artist profile links above to see more CDs by Smith and Rhodes)
|CD DURATION: 76:10
AUDIO SAMPLE: "L'enchanteur" by Reynaldo Hahn (extract)
* We know Franck was Belgian - but Francophone, and spent much time in Paris.
** Also known in version for violin and piano
|review extracts: for full reviews click here|
|“Playing so ravishing that I need… to find new superlatives. Simply beautiful… greatest virtuosity… terrific performance” - Robert Bigio (Pan, The Flute Magazine)|
|“A special feel for sonorous beauty…absolutely ravishing… always very expressive and adapting to the different colours of the pieces, in perfect taste and without any excess: this disc is a true enchantment!” – Marcel Louis (Pizzicato)|