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Paul Groves (Gerontius), Alice Coote (Angel), Bryn Terfel (Priest/Angel of the Agony)
Halle, Hallé Choir, Hallé Youth Choir, Sir Mark Elder
Paul Groves's sophisticated, elegant tenor is not ideally the sort that should be essaying this role. With Bryn Terfel… sounding a little frayed, Alice Coote makes the biggest impact. It's... — More…
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Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) & Julian Milford (piano)
Mordkovitch here transformed the elusive Elgar Violin Sonata. In rapt and concentrated playing she gives it new mystery, with the subtlest pointing and shading down to whispered pianissimos. — More…
London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Richard Hickox
Elgar completed The Black Knight in 1893 and it provided him with his first big success.
The text tells of a sinister, unnamed 'Prince of mighty sway', whose appearance at the King's court during... — More…