Chicago Sinfonietta: Delights & Dances
Cedille Records CDR 90000 141
Bernstein, arr Fleischer: West Side Story Concerto for String Quartet & Orchestra (25:47)
Harlem Quartet; Chicago Sinfonietta / Mei-Ann Chen
‘Delights & Dances,’ the Chicago Sinfonietta’s first recording with its new music director, award-winning conductor Mei-Ann Chen, does what this singular ensemble does best: it captivates listeners of all ages and diverse ethnic backgrounds through irresistible music and superb musicianship. On its new album, the Chicago Sinfonietta, a standard-bearer for racial diversity in the orchestral world, works its magic through a one-of-kind program featuring music for string quartet and orchestra, with guest artists, the Harlem Quartet.