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Yann Beuron (narrator/centurion), Karen Cargill (Marie), William Dazeley (Joseph), Matthew Rose (Herod) & Peter Rose (Father/Polydorus)
London Symphony Orchestra & Tenebrae Choir, Sir Colin Davis
Yet having already recorded to excellent versions of this intimate, gently luminous masterpiece… what more can Davis add? Not improvement, perhaps, but a different approach. …here his reading... — More…
Jean Rigby (mezzo soprano), Alastair Miles (bass), Gerald Finley (baritone), John Aler (tenor), Gwynne Howell (bass), Peter Evans (tenor) & Robert Poulton (baritone)
Corydon Singers & Orchestra & St Paul's Cathedral Choristers, Matthew Best
The recording is surely the best available — More…
Christiane Oelze (Soprano), Christopher Maltman (Baritone), Mark Padmore (Tenor), Ralf Lukas (Bass), Bernhard Hartmann (Bass), Frank Bossert (Tenor)
Southwest German Radio Vocal Ensemble, Stuttgart, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Roger Norrington
Jane Henschel (contralto), Yann Beuron (tenor), Phillipe Rouillon (bass), Gabor Breta (baritone) & Eric Martin-Bonnet (bass)
EuropaChorAkademie & Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Sylvain Cambreling
Anne Sofie von Otter, Gilles Cachemaille, José van Dam, Jules Bastin & Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Monteverdi Choir & Orchestre de l’Opera de Lyon, John Eliot Gardiner
John Eliot Gardiner in his vivid reading also has the advantage of fine modern recording… very well balanced and atmospheric. Anne Sofie von Otter’s Mary is outstanding, singing with rapt simplicity. — More…