Ticciati's Berlioz scales UK chart

Robin Ticciati's debut recording on Linn, Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, has proved popular with classical music buyers in its first week of sales.  It has charted at number 4 in the Specialist Classical Chart and at number 15 in the Official UK Classical Artist Albums Top 40 Chart.

The album has proved equally popular with the critics who have heaped praise upon the young conductor's recording:

Classical CD of the Week: ‘This Fantastique is remarkable for its fresh insights.... the nightmarish sounds of the Witches' Sabbath emerge in the most vivid colours...Fantastique!' The Sunday Times

‘Full, rounded sonorities and explosive thrills...'  5 starsThe Telegraph

‘The transparency and lightness of touch Ticciati achieves is a real bonus...' The Guardian

‘The clarity, coordination and spectrum of colour in the orchestra are spot-on for Berlioz.' Gramophone