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Chandos - up to 30% off

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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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Alastair Miles (bass), Sandra Ford (soprano), Antonia Sotgiu (mezzo-soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Clive Bayley (bass), Dominic Natoli (tenor), Garry Magee (baritone)

Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry

'Alastair Miles’s Méphistophélès seems a mild-mannered type with reserves of authority and a magnificent voice. Vocally he is very impressive indeed, the fine texture of his voice showing up... More…

This release includes a digital booklet

Julian Gavin (Don Carlos), Janice Watson (Elisabeth), Alastair Miles (Philip II), William Dazeley (Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa), Jane Dutton (Eboli), Sir John Tomlinson (Grand Inquisitor), Julia Sporsén (Thibault), Clive Bayley (Old Monk)

Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North, Richard Farnes

Best of the principals are Alastair Miles's distinctive King Philip; John Tomlinson's terrifying Grand Inquisitor and Clive Bayley's Monk. Opera North's choral and orchestral forces are both... More…

3 CDs

($16.75) $14.25

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This release includes a digital booklet

Susan Patterson (Abigail), Alan Opie (Nabucco), Jane Irwin (Fenena), Leonardo Capalbo (Ismael), Alastair Miles (Zachariah), Paul Wade (Abdullah), Dean Robinson (High Priest of Baal), Camilla Roberts (Anna)

David Parry

Opera in English is here fully justified by virtue of an excellent cast all-round who let us hear every word of the old, trusted translation by Norman Tucker and Tom Hammond, pioneers of giving... More…

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Rebecca Evans (Leïla), Barry Banks (Nadir), Simon Keenlyside (Zurga), Alastair Miles (Nourabad)

Geoffrey Mitchell Choir & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Brad Cohen

Au fond du temple saint' has long been a favourite in the recording studio. Barry Banks and Simon Keenlyside, singing the aria in English… do Bizet proud. Banks and Rebecca Evans as the priestess... More…

CD

($9.25) $8.00

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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…

2 CDs

($26.50) $23.25

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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…

2 CDs

($13.50) $11.50

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This release includes a digital booklet

Paul Charles Clarke (Faust), Alastair Miles (Méphistophélès), Mary Plazas (Marguerite), Garry Magee (Valentin), Diana Montague (Siébel), Sarah Walker (Martha), Matthew Hargreaves (Wagner)

Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry

This release includes a digital booklet

Alastair Miles (bass), Arthur Davies (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Judith Howarth (soprano), Stephen Roberts (bass)

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox

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Judith Howarth (soprano), Arthur Davies (tenor), David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Alastair Miles (bass) & Stephen Roberts (bass)

London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox

Another classic Hickox recording from the early ‘90s; an uneven work, but well worth hearing when done as brilliantly as this. More…

2 CDs

($13.50) $10.75

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Jennifer Larmore (Isabella), Barry Banks (Lindoro), Alan Opie (Taddeo), Alastair Miles (Mustafa), Sarah Tynan (Elvira), Anne Marie Gibbons (Zulma) & David Soar (Haly)

Geoffrey Mitchell Choir & Philharmonia Orchestra, Brad Cohen

Barry Banks is a properly plaintive Lindoro… and Alastair Miles's soft-grained bass makes the lovelorn Mustafà an oddly touching figure. Best of all is the utterly dependable Alan Opie who turns... More…

CD

($9.25) $8.00

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

This release includes a digital booklet