Louis Frémaux: The Complete CBSO Recordings

Louis Frémaux was principal conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) from 1969 to 1978. During that time he built the orchestra to the point where his successor Simon Rattle called it “the best French orchestra in the world.” He also founded the 120-voice CBSO Chorus heard in the Berlioz Requiem and other choral works. Frémaux built his reputation as a conductor of French music, but he was also a champion of modern music, and had a special affinity for the works of William Walton. A 12-CD set, The Complete CBSO Recordings includes all of Frémaux’s EMI recordings …