Chandos - up to 30% off
To celebrate their fortieth anniversary this year, we're offering up to 30% off the whole Chandos label including downloads until 7th October 2019 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
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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…
BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, James MacMillan
MacMillan's colours can be garish, his gestures histrionic, but his is an art of passion and commitment: these are the effects of a composer seeking to make you feel and react strongly as well... — More…
Martyn Hill (tenor), Michael George (bass), Margaret Philips (organ)
BBC Singers, Leith Hill Festival Singers, Brian Kay
Stainer's Crucifixion unfolds with a seamless ease, never jolting the listener with gratuitous theatricality or the type of rhetorical intensity which the English find mildly embarrassing.
The... — More…
Pablo Strong (treble), Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano), Simon Baker (counter tenor), Jamie Bernstein Thomas (narrator)
London Oratory School, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
Susan Graham, Christine Brewer, William Burden, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Neal Davies
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
Gian Carlo Menotti took as his starting-point for the libretto of Vanessa the atmosphere of Isak Dinesen's Seven Gothic Tales. His story is original, but the ideas that fired him can be found... — More…
Svetla Vassileva (Francesca), Misha Didyk (Paolo), Sergey Murzaev (Lanciotto), Gennady Bezzubenkov (Ghost of Virgil) & Evgeny Akimov (Dante Alighieri)
BBC Singers & BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda
This is an excellent way of coming to know a flawed but interesting piece of Rachmaninov, and it is much helped by excellent presentation from Chandos. — More…
Imelda Staunton (narrator/soloist)
BBC Concert Orchestra, Clark Rundell
Stephen McNeff provided thoroughly approachable incidental music and simple songs, evoking the countryside atmosphere and characterising the various animals with catchy themes - most particularly... — More…