Geoffrey Norris reviews the recording “Stéphane Denève conducts Debussy” for The Telegraph:

Denève has clear ideas about the lucidity of Debussy’s scoring and he conducts the orchestra in a way that brings the poetic or visual pictures that inspired the music vividly and freshly to life. (…) It is a happy coincidence that the 150th anniversary of Debussy’s birth in 1862 falls this year, because it gives the RSNO/Denève collaboration a chance to go out on a particularly topical high with these discs. (…) All are performed with finesse and with a combination of energy, discretion and colour that give them a luminous quality.

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Geoffrey Norris The Telegraph

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