Cristian Măcelaru & WDR Sinfonieorchester - Bartók - The Classic Review

The opening of ‘The Wooden Prince’ is wonderfully atmospheric, wind solos suitable unnerving. Măcelaru is significantly slower here ... yet it never feels slow, thanks to Linn’s exceptional engineering, which engulfs the listener in the remarkable colors of Bartok’s score, still revealing the influences of Strauss and Debussy ... Măcelaru and the WDR Sinfonieorchester become a prime recommendation.

The Classic Review
10 April 2023