Laurence Perkins | Bassoon City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra William Goodchild | Conductor Hyperion Records Andrew Keener| Producer Simon Eadon | Engineer A double-album recording project for Hyperion Records, devised and performed by bassoon soloist Laurence Perkins, the project is a bassoon-led musical journey through the 20th Century, featuring major works by leading composers, and including several world premiere recordings. Orchestral sessions took place at CBSO centre on 3rd and 4th September 2019. CBSO, having just returned from a European tour were on wonderful form. Over the two days, we recorded Ciranda das Sete Notas by Villa-Lobos, Maconchy's Concertino for bassoon and string orchestra, and Panufnik’s Bassoon Concerto. The album is due for release in 2021.