An orchestral program that features two sizable bassoon works is a very rare thing. A concerto by Vivaldi and a colorful creation from 1933 by Villa Lobos showcased the technical agility, mellow tone and thoughtful phrasing of Bryan Young
Young possesses a voluptuous sound!
Young negotiated Vivaldi’s busy lines with an understated elegance…[he] spins out seductive phrases [with] inspired, particularly beautiful playing
Young’s music dances with a lightness and grace uncommon for his instrument!