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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Ulster Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier
Here is 1920s French music directed by a conductor who's completely in the spirit of it, and plenty of spirit there is, too. Except for Ibert's Divertissement, this is ballet music. Poulenc's... — More…
Catrin Wyn-Davies (Blanche de la Force), Ashley Holland (Marquis de la Force), Peter Wedd (Chevalier de la Force), Felicity Palmer (Madame de Croissy), Orla Boylan (Madame Lidoine), Josephine Barstow (Mother Marie), Sarah Tynan (Sister Constance)
English National Opera, Paul Daniel
…Paul Daniel… draws intense, beautiful playing from his orchestra, helped by one of Chandos's most immediate, well aired recordings. The first third of the performance is commanded by Felicity... — More…
Louis Lortie (piano), with Hélène Mercier (piano)
BBC Philharmonic, Edward Gardner
[Lortie and Mercier] perform [the Poulenc] with great panache, also capturing the work's more reflective qualities, with Edward Gardner and the BBC Philharmonic providing by turns zestful and... — More…
L’Éventail de Jeanne, ballet in one act by ten French composers; Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel, ballet in one act by members of the group Les Six
Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon
The zany exuberance of Les mariés, concocted by five of Les Six in the 1920s, is infectiously captured in this colourful reissue, as is L'éventail, a contemporaneous ten-composer collaboration. — More…