The Guardian, April 2023:
Fischer ensures that their superb contributions fit perfectly into what he projects as a vast musical canvas, and that the orchestral playing is fabulously precise too, so that the performance is easily a match for the fine recordings of Des Canyons aux Etoiles …
The Times, April 2023:
A colourful epic at the best of times, the sprawling work from the early 1970s emerges triply awesome in this bracingly vivid recording from Thierry Fischer and the excellent Utah Symphony — ideal performers for a work directly inspired by the American state’s rugged landscapes and birdsong.
BBC Music Magazine, April 2023:
From the sparse skittering and chittering of the opening depiction of the desert to the kookily verdant Eden of the concluding ‘Zion Park et la cité céleste’, the orchestra sparkles with colour.