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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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Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox

First heard at the 1936 Norwich Festival, Vaughan Williams's Five Tudor Portraits find the composer at his most dazzlingly inventive, the resourceful and witty writing fitting Skelton's words... More…

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Roderick Williams, Yvonne Kenny, Claire Rutter, Jean Rigby, Anne Collins, Robin Leggate, Blake Fischer

City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox

A Dinner Engagement (Aldeburgh, 1954) was written for Britten's English Opera Group, suited their resources and philosophy admirably and was much admired by Britten himself. This jewel of a one-act... More…

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(sung in German)

Susan Gritton (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), Barry Banks (tenor) & Peter Coleman-Wright (bass)

BBC National Chorus of Wales & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Composed in the wake of (and influenced by) Mendelssohn's epoch-making performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion, Paulus is an impressive work whose punchy choruses bring out the best in Hickox. More…

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Cheryl Barker (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), Philip Langridge (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone)

BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, Chamber Choir of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Richard Hickox

Like so many British composers Dyson, even before he died in 1962, suffered neglect through writing in a conservative idiom that critics were all too ready to label 'out of date'. Originally... More…

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Andrew Shore (Wozzeck), Josephine Barstow (Marie), Alan Woodrow (Drum Major), Peter Bronder (Andres), Stuart Kale (Hauptmann), Clive Bayley (Doktor), John Graham-Hall (Narr), Jean Rigby (Margaret)

Susan Singh Choristers, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, Paul Daniel

This is one of the finest recordings so far in Chandos's 'Opera in English' series, and there's certainly no need to make allowances for the performance because of the language. A Wozzeck to... More…

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Jean Rigby (Lucretia), Nigel Robson (Male Chorus), Catherine Pierard (Female Chorus), Donald Maxwell (Tarquinius), Alastair Miles (Collatinus), Alan Opie (Junius), Patricia Rozario (Lucia), Ameral Gunson (Bianca)

City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox

Jean Rigby may lack the warmth of Janet Baker, but she gains from having a younger-sounding voice. Equally, the timbre of Nigel Robson as the Male Chorus, rather darker than Peter Pears's, adds... More…

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and Hamlet and Ophelia

Julian Glover, Jamie Glover (speakers), Caroline Carragher (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), Tom Randle (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Craig Ogden (guitar)

BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

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(sung in German)

Susan Gritton (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Peter Coleman-Wright (bass)

BBC National Chorus & Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

This release includes a digital booklet

Jean Rigby (Lucretia), Nigel Robson (Male Chorus), Catherine Pierard (Female Chorus), Donald Maxwell (Tarquinius), Alastair Miles (Collatinus), Alan Opie (Junius), Patricia Rozario (Lucia), Ameral Gunson (Bianca)

City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox

Hickox allows his singers plenty of space with no loss of tension; they respond impressively, with Catherine Pierard exceptional as the Female Chorus. More…

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Cheryl Barker (Butterfly), Jean Rigby (Suzuki), Paul Charles Clarke (Pinkerton), Gregory Yurisich (Sharpless), Stuart Kale (Goro), D'Arcy Bleiker (Yamadori), Clive Bayley (The Bonze)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Yves Abel

A clear recommendation for those wanting Butterfly in English; even those who don't will find Abel's handling of the score absorbing from first to last More…

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