Offer, Elgar: Caractacus
Elizabeth Llewellyn (Eigen), Elgan Llŷr Thomas (Orbin), Roland Wood (Caractacus), Christopher Purves (Arch-Druid, A Bard) & Alastair Miles (Claudius)
Huddersfield Choral Society, Orchestra of Opera North, Martyn Brabbins
[Brabbins] brings an electricity and Straussian Schwung to the orchestral sound throughout…There are some fine performances here from the soloists. Roland Wood is very much up to the weighty... — More…
Gramophone MagazineApril 2019Editor's Choice
Elgar: Caractacus, Op. 35
- Huddersfield Choral Society
- Martyn Brabbins
- Elizabeth Llewellyn, Elgan Llŷr Thomas, Roland Wood, Christopher Purves, Alastair Miles, Orchestra of Opera North
Sc. 1 #1 Watchmen, Alert!
Sc. 1 #2 Watchmen, Alert! The King Is Here
Sc. 1 #3 Father! Sire & King
Sc. 1 #4 At Eve To The Greenwood
Sc. 1 #5 On The Ocean & The River
Sc. 1 #6 Rest, Weary Monarch
Sc. 2 #1 Tread The Mystic Circle Round
Sc. 2 #2 Lord Of Dread
Sc. 2 #3 Bard, What Read Ye?
Sc. 2 #4 Leap, Leap To Light
Sc. 2 #5 Hence, Ere The Druid's Wrath
Sc. 3 #1 The Woodland Interlude
Sc. 3 #2 Come! Beneath Our Woodland Bow'rs
Sc. 3 #3 O'er-Arch'd By Leaves
Sc. 3 #4 Last Night Beneath The Sacred Oak
Sc. 3 #5 Come! Beneath Our Woodland Bow'rs
Sc. 4 #1 Wild Rumours Shake
Sc. 4 #2 When The Glow Of The Evening
Sc. 4 #3 We Were Gather'd By The River
Sc. 4 #4 O My Warriors
Sc. 5 Captive Britons, See Them!
Sc. 6 #1 The March Triumphal Thunders
Sc. 6 #2 Unbind His Hands
Sc. 6 #3 Heap Torment Upon Torment
Sc. 6 #4 Slay, Slay The Briton!
Sc. 6 #5 I Plead Not For Myself
Sc. 6 #6 Grace From The Roman!
Sc. 6 #7 The Clang Of Arms Is Over