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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Barry Banks (Tamino), Rebecca Evans (Pamina), Elizabeth Vidal (Queen of the Night), Simon Keenlyside (Papageno), John Tomlinson (Sarastro), Lesley Garrett (Papagena), John Graham-Hall (Monostatos)
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
Of all repertoire operas, none gains more than The Magic Flute from performance in the language of the audience. Musically, the performance is hard to fault. Articulation is light and buoyant,... — More…
Rebecca Evans (Gretel), Jennifer Larmore (Hansel), Jane Henschel (The Witch), Rosalind Plowright (Gertrude), Robert Hayward (Peter), Sarah Tynan (Dew Fairy), Diana Montague (Sandman), Sarah Coppen (Cuckoo)
Philharmonia Orchestra & New London Children’s Choir, Sir Charles Mackerras
What distinguishes this version is primarily the vigorous and large-scale conducting of Sir Charles Mackerras. — More…
Gerald Finley (baritone), Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone), Jeremy White (bass), Richard Coxon (tenor), Roderick Williams (bass), Gidon Saks (bass), Francis Egerton (tenor), Rebecca Evans (soprano), Susan Gritton (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano), Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo-soprano), Mark...
John Noble was a fine Pilgrim on the old Boult recording, but Gerald Finley brings not only a voice that's as good and well suited but also a dramatic quality that is more colourful and intense.... — More…
Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Rebecca Evans (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Stephen Gadd (baritone), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano), David Stout (bass), Richard Suart (baritone), Olivia Gomez (soprano), Sarah Maxted (mezzo-soprano) &...
a deftly woven score, intriguingly cast in several registers...Sullivan's sophisticated add another layer of delight. The recording and presentation are admirable...I wish Toby Spence's epicurean... — More…
Bruce Ford (Idomeneo), Diana Montague (Idamante), Rebecca Evans (Ilia), Susan Patterson (Electra), Ryland Davies (Arbace), Nicolai Gedda (High Priest of Neptune), Clive Bayley (Voice of Neptune)
Opera North Orchestra & Chorus, David Parry
Bruce Ford's distinctive tenor is powerfully expressive...The cast of women is outstanding...The vivid Chandos recording brings excellent balances between voices and orchestra, with words admirably... — More…
Rebecca Evans (soprano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
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…
Sung in English (translation by Jeremy Sams)
Christopher Purves (Figaro), Rebecca Evans (Susanna), Yvonne Kenny (Countess), William Dazeley (Count), Diana Montague (Cherubino)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, David Parry
a useful, straightforward reading — More…
Christine Brewer (Leonore), Richard Margison (Florestan), Robert Lloyd (Rocco), Rebecca Evans (Marzellina), Peter Wedd (Jaquino), Pavlo Hunka (Don Pizarro), Christopher Purves (Don Fernando/Second Prisoner); Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry
outstandingly vivid recording, among the finest ever to come from Chandos...[Brewer is] at once heroic but intensely human and warm, brilliant in the demanding 'Abscheulicher'. She is well matched... — More…