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)
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.