Bottesini’s Requiem

Bottesini requiem

Naxos Direct – catalogue number 8572994

In our latest recording for Naxos, the Joyful Company of Singers joined forces with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Tom Martin to record Bottesini’s Requiem.

Giovanni Bottesini (1822 – 1899, Italy) was best known as a double bass virtuoso and his modern-day counterpart, Tom Martin has put down his bow in favour of a conductor’s baton to record Bottesini’s compositions.

In his review, The Classical Reviewer described JCS as being “on fine form” and a more in-depth review with an overview of the music can be found here.

We recorded at the Sir Henry Wood Hall with the following soloists:

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