Hugh Canning reviews the recording “Stéphane Denève conducts Debussy” for The Sunday Times:

Hugh Canning Sunday Times
The French conductor’s all-too-brief tenure with the RSNO has primarily been documented by Naxos. This superb Debussy set for Chandos makes me wish I had seen more of his concerts in Scotland (…) these accounts of Debussy’s orchestral masterpieces confirm Denève’s masterly reputation in his native repertoire.

(…) On this two disc-set — an ideal way to acquire Debussy’s orchestral masterpieces — even the makeweights are compelling, and the rare Marche Ecossaise is an apt souvenir of Denève’s Scottish sojourn.

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