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  • Alexandra Wood (violin), Huw Watkins (piano), Claire Booth (soprano), Ryan Wigglesworth (piano), Leila Josefowicz (violin); BBC Symphony Orchestra, BCMG, Oliver Knussen

    this CD should do more than any live performance to tell the world what a treasure he is. The Walton-esque Violin Concerto, Knussen’s masterpiece, is played with dazzling artistry by Josefowicz...[the... More…

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  • Elaine Barry, Linda Hirst (sopranos) & Michael Collins, Dward Pillinger, Ian Mitchell (clarinets)

    The Nash Ensemble, London Sinfonietta, Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas & Oliver Knussen

    Here is the essence of him: his precocious song-cycle symphony (No 2) and arresting Symphony No 3 (performed by the Philharmonia)...and that locus classicus of ensemble virtuosity, the five-minute... More…

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  • Works for Orchestra

    Anssi Karttunen (cello)

    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen

    It’s hard to imagine finer performances than we get here, and the BBC recording captures everything well. Strongly recommended for Henze fans, and for those who aren’t. More…

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  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Oliver Knussen

    There are few more fluent and adept composers at work these days than the Dane Poul Ruders... Four Dances in One Movement is a perfect example of his bright, biting and impulsive art, a play... More…

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  • Lamberto Coccioli & Scott Wilson (electronics)

    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Oliver Knussen, Martyn Brabbins & Sakari Oramo

    The dazzling Book of Hours, composed for the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, is one of Anderson's greatest achievements so far, building from the simplest beginning - the first four notes... More…

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  • BBC Symphony Orchestra, Pierre-André Valade

    these portrait collections tend to be of an extremely high standard – indeed Ryan Latimer’s offering impresses for its breadth and quality...Rather than attempt filmic scene-painting [in Moby... More…

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  • Martyn Hill (Taverner), David Wilson-Johnson (Jester), Stephen Richardson (Henry VIII), Fiona Kimm (Virgin Mary), Michael Chance (Priest/God), Quentin Hayes (White Abbot) & Peter Sidhom (Richard Taverner)

    Fretwork, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta Voices, His Majestys Sagbutts...

    The opera is full… bitterly ironic juxtapositions, such as the 'holy' chanting from monks heard against the cynical Realpolitik of the negotiations between King and the Cardinal. Making the... More…

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