NEW ALBUM: Sacconi Quartet release a disc of chamber music by Roxanna Panufnik

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As of today, Sacconi Quartet have released a new album.

The album consists of Roxanna Panufnik‘s chamber works including the Sacconi Quartet’s own commission, Heartfelt.

This is the culmination of two years of collaboration between Roxanna and the quartet, who commissioned Roxanna to write the work that became Heartfelt.

Heartfelt is composed based on the real heartbeat of Albie, the bear in the Bristol Zoo.

The album includes a stellar cast of guest musicians to make the album, and the disc has already been named one of Gramophone Magazine’s Essential New Classical Albums.

The full programme and line-up is as follows.

Private Joe: Roderick Williams baritone  Sacconi Quartet
Canto: Robin Ashwell viola
Letters from Burma: Nicholas Daniel oboe  Sacconi Quartet
Hora Bessarabia: Hannah Dawson violin  Andy Marshall double bass
Cantator and Amanda: Amy Harman bassoon  Sacconi Quartet
Second Home: Mary Bevan soprano  Charles Owen piano  Sacconi Quartet
Heartfelt: Sacconi Quartet

The album can be purchased or streamed at Signum and Amazon.

To learn more about the interesting story of Heartfelt, watch the video below.

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