Patric Standford may have written these short pieces deliberately to provoke our feedback. If so, his success is reflected in the rich range of readers' comments appearing at the foot of most of the pages.
6.220701 (Dacapo Records, SACD)
NEW RELEASE (30 October 2020)
Playing time: 77'47"
Booklet pages: 36
© 2020 Dacapo Records
Main country of recording: Denmark
Country of manufacture: Germany
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Bo Holten: The Emperor's New Clothes published on 27 December 2020
Bo Holten (born 1948):
1-7 The Emperor's New Clothes (2004) - concert opera for tenor, baritone, choir of upper voices and orchestra, with libretto by Eva Sommestad Holten
8-13 Oboe Concerto, Il Romanesco (1995), in one movement, for oboe and orchestra
14-21 Songs of Dusk (1987) - song cycle to poems by Sophus Claussen for soprano, bassoon and orchestra
Recorded 3-7 June 2019 at Carl Nielsen Salen, Odense Koncerthus, Odense, Denmark