Andrew Clark reviews the new CD “The Complete Delius Songbook – Volume 1” in the Financial Times.
Next year marks the 150th anniversary of Delius’s birth, but don’t expect the music business to take any note: the Bradford-born composer, who spent most of his life in self-imposed exile from England, remains deeply unfashionable. Hats off, then, to baritone Mark Stone – best known as a suave Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus) – for compiling a two-CD Delius songbook, the first volume of which contains a few surprises…. Continue reading the article at this link.
This CD was released in the UK in July and will be released in the US on September 13. It is available for purchase on the websites of Amazon and Stone Records.
Featuring baritone Mark Stone and Stephen Barlow on piano. Produced in association with 217 Records and supported by the Delius Society and the Ireland Trust.