US deliveries: Unfortunately we are receiving reports that some US orders are taking longer than usual to arrive. Find out more >>
Latest update: Changes to international postage charges. Find out more
Chandos - up to 40% off
Until 5th October 2020, we're offering up to 40% off the whole Chandos label including downloads (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
Browse: Chandos - up to 40% off, Richard Hickox (conductor)
Return to Chandos - up to 40% off.
original 1913 version
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
Hickox and the London Symphony Orchestra have come up with a recording that you can cheerfully measure against most others in the catalogue, before you consider its unique extra charms! — More…
Gerald Finley (baritone)
BBC National Chorus of Wales & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox
Songs of the Sea - which includes the long-popular 'Drake's Drum' and 'The Old Superb' - and the later, texturally richer and more thoughtful Songs of the Fleet are superb baritone vehicles for... — More…
Carys Lane (soprano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox Singers, Richard Hickox
This is an exceptionally powerful yet deeply moving account of the Fifth. Aided by glowing, wide-ranging engineering, Hickox's is an urgently communicative reading. The first and third movements... — More…
Patricia Rozario (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor) & Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor), Patricia Rozario (soprano) & Stephen Richardson (bass), Jeremy Birchall & Margaret Feaviour
BBC National Chorus of Wales, Britten Singers, Chester Festival Chorus & BBC National Orchestra of Wales,...
While there may be doubts over the music there can be no doubt as to the excellence and commitment of all three performances on this pair of discs. The recorded sound and booklet are up to the... — More…
2 CDs($15.25) $9.25
Heather Harper (soprano), Philip Langridge (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone), Martyn Hill (tenor)
Choristers of St Paul`s Cathedral, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Richard Hickox
Britten's War Requiem is the composer's most public statement of his pacifism.
The work is cast in six movements and calls for massive forces: full chorus, soprano soloist and full orchestra... — More…
2 CDs($30.00) $24.00
Susan Gritton (soprano)
Collegium Musicum 90, Richard Hickox
When the glories of Haydn's late Masses have been widely appreciated, it's sad that Hummel's have been so neglected.
They are for chorus and orchestra alone, without soloists, which may have... — More…
Clive Bayley (Calkas), James Thornton (Antenor), Arthur Davies (Troilus), Nigel Robson (Pandarus), Judith Howarth (Cressida), Yvonne Howard (Evadne), David Owen-Lewis (Horaste), Alan Opie (Diomede)
Opera North Chorus, English Northern Philharmonia, Richard Hickox
Troilus and Cressida is here powerfully presented as an opera for the central repertory, traditional in its red-blooded treatment of a big classical subject. Few operas since Puccini's have such... — More…
2 CDs($30.00) $24.00
Philip Langridge (Aschenbach), Alan Opie (Traveller/Elderly Fop/Old Gondolier/Hotel Manager/Hotel Barber/Leader of the Players/Voice of Dionysus), Michael Chance (Voice of Apollo)
BBC Singers, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
The Pears/Bedford version tends to emphasise the opera's elegiac side… The Chandos… is certainly not lacking in depth. But it also has an incisive clarity matching Richard Hickox's generally... — More…
Joyful Company of Singers & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox
The only other recording of these ballets [The Golden Goose, The Morning of the Year] apart from ones of Imogen Holst's collations - is Hilary Davan Wetton's for Hyperion (1995), coupled with... — More…