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Chandos - up to 40% off

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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).

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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…

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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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Jane Eaglen (Aida), Dennis O'Neill (Radames), Rosalind Plowright (Amneris), Gregory Yurisich (Amonasro), Peter Rose (Pharoah), Alastair Miles (Ramfis), Susan Gritton (High Priestess), Alfred Boe (Messenger)

Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry

devotees of Peter Moores's Opera in English project will not want to miss this, surely one of the best in the series to date More…

2 CDs

($20.00) $12.00

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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…

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($18.75) $11.25

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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

($15.25) $10.75

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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…

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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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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

($15.25) $9.25

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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

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

Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, David Parry

After listening to this Faust, one can feel something very like awe. The structure is massive, the workmanship infinitely thorough, the boldness of stroke (dramatic and musical) almost breathtaking.
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