“… Bedford goes on to direct the ECO in a memorable performance of Britten’s masterly Frank Bridge Variations. Beautifully engineered, once again Bedford demonstrates an affinity not just with the nuts and bolts, but the extraordinary intensity of feeling…”

“… After a number of very average and scrappily played versions of this piece, it is good to have so fine a modern, digital version available at long last.”

[J.H. CD Review]

“…Helped by good sound recording Bedford draws some fine dynamic contrasts from both orchestras…”

[Jeremy Beadle, Classic CD]