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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Clive Bayley (Calkas), James Thornton (Antenor), Arthur Davies (Troilus), Nigel Robson (Pandarus), Judith Howarth (Cressida), Yvonne Howard (Evadne), David Owen-Lewis (Horaste), Alan Opie (Diomede)
Opera North Chorus, English Northern Philharmonia, Richard Hickox
Troilus and Cressida is here powerfully presented as an opera for the central repertory, traditional in its red-blooded treatment of a big classical subject. Few operas since Puccini's have such... — More…
Philip Langridge (Vere), Simon Keenlyside (Billy), John Tomlinson (Claggart), Alan Opie (Mr Redburn), Matthew Best (Mr Flint), Alan Ewing (Mr Ratcliffe), Francis Egerton (Red Whiskers), Clive Bayley (Dansker); London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Tiffin Boys' Choir, Richard Hickox
Britten's score is so often praised that we tend to neglect the distinction of Forster and Crozier's libretto, sung in this set with unerring conviction by its three principals. Keenlyside and... — More…
John Tomlinson (Boris), Stuart Kale (Prince Shuisky), Clive Bayley (Varlaam), Joan Rodgers (Xenia), Susan Parry (Feodor), Yvonne Howard (Old Nurse), Matthew Best (Pimen)
Opera North Chorus, English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel
John Tomlinson has made the part of Boris his own, and this generous, 75-minute selection of excerpts from Boris Godunov is highly recommendable, even when compared with current Russian versions... — More…
Judith Howarth (soprano), Yvonne Howard (mezzo-soprano), Arthur Davies (tenor), Nigel Robson (tenor), Brian Cookson (tenor), Peter Bodenham (tenor), Keith Mills (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone) James Thornton (baritone), Clive Bayley (bass), Bruce Budd (bass), Stephen Dowson (bass) & David Owen-Lewis...
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…
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…
Andrew Shore (Falstaff), Yvonne Kenny (Alice Ford), Ashley Holland (Ford), Susan Gritton (Nannetta), Barry Banks (Fenton), Stuart Kale (Dr Caius), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Mistress Quickly), Alice Coote (Meg Page), Clive Bayley (Pistol), Richard Roberts (Bardolph)
English National Opera Chorus,...
A strong cast, with every role vividly portrayed; Paul Daniel conducts confidently and enthusiastically. — More…
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…
Malcolm Lorimer, William Dazeley, Ann Taylor-Morley, George Mosley, Eileen Hulse, Henry Newman, Fiona Kimm, Philip Sheffield, Mark Holland, Clive Bayley, Paul McCann, Brian Cookson
English Northern Philharmonia, Chorus of Opera North, Paul Daniel
Jane Eaglen (Turandot), Dennis O'Neill (Cavaradossi), Mary Plazas (Liù), Nicolai Gedda (Emperor Altoum), Clive Bayley (Timur); Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, New London Children's Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry
The glory of the Chandos set of Turandot is not just the spectacular, wide-ranging sound, bringing out details never heard before, but the singing of Jane Eaglen in the title-role, and here the... — More…