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Voyage of a Sea-god | Hyperion Records

UPDATE 1st July 2021

Laurence Perkins | Bassoon

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

William Goodchild | Conductor

Michael Hancock | Piano

Carducci String Quartet

Album release: Friday 2nd July 2021

**** “This week’s top album - every note grips and fascinates”

Geoff Brown, The Times

Featured by Andrew McGregor on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review and Record Review Extra

A double-album recording project for Hyperion Records, devised and performed by bassoon soloist Laurence Perkins in which the bassoon leads a musical journey through the 20th Century. The album features major works by leading composers including several world premiere recordings.

To purchase Voyage of a Sea-God

(CD and download)

Hyperion Records


Andrew Keener| Producer Simon Eadon | Engineer Orchestral sessions took place at CBSO Centre on 3rd and 4th September 2019. The CBSO, having just returned from a European tour were on wonderful form. Over the two days, we recorded Maconchy’s Concertino for bassoon and string orchestra and Panufnik’s Concerto for bassoon and small orchestra.

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