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Sibelius'
'Pelléas et Mélisande' -
heard by
GEOFF PEARCE

'... Leif Segerstam shows his love of this music by letting it unfold naturally.'

Sibelius: Pelléas et Mélisande. © 2015 Naxos Rights US Inc

This gem of a disc includes music I hadn't heard before. I was familiar with some of Pelléas et Mélisande as it appears in a suite, but this is the first time I have heard the whole thing. The soundscape is varied, but tends to concentrate on the orchestra's lower palate. The cor anglais, representing Melisande, plays a rather prominent part...

Copyright © 1 November 2015 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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SIBELIUS: PELLEAS ET MELISANDE

JEAN SIBELIUS

NAXOS

FINLAND

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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