Gramophone Magazine October 2015 Editor's Choice
The music of Wilhelm Fitzenhagen bursts into the Hyperion catalogue with two triumphant cello concertos, a couple of other original works, and his (in)famous version of the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations. Ace cellist Alban Gerhardt presides.
Vital exuberance - the sort one usually associates only with a live recording - is matched by playing of lyrical grace. Once you have these in place and an orchestral partnership of utter conviction, it is hard to see how Fitzhagen's concertos can have been ignored for so long. Gramophone