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Susan Bickley (mezzo)
London Sinfonietta, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Oliver Knussen
Heaven is Shy of Earth is a substantial work of intriguing paradoxes…Gloriously uplifting and luminescent, it has dark threads and exudes both a striking simplicity and a numinous complexity…Anderson’s... — More…
Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano), Stephan Loges (baritone)
The Nash Ensemble, Lionel Friend
The writing has many of David Matthews's familiar strengths: a fine sensuous imagination, adventurous harmony that makes clear aural sense, an equally clear sense of organic development of ideas...It's... — More…
Sophie Daneman (soprano) & Iain Burnside (piano), Roderick Williams (baritone) & Iain Burnside (piano), Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano) & Iain Burnside (piano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor) & Oliver Coates (cello)
[Bennett] creates a campy 1920s-ish idiom, well captured by the versatile Iain Burnside...Benjamin Hulett, with Oliver Coates, sings with commendably Pearsian fervour...Susan Bickley adds mezzo... — More…
A Sequence By Manfred Eicher
Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano), Gidon Kremer (violin), Vladimir Mendelssohn (viola), Alexander Malter (piano), Keith Jarrett (piano), Vox Clamantis, Saulius Sondeckis (violin/conductor), Latvian Radio Choir, Swedish Radio Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Alexei Lubimov (piano), Lynne Dawson...
For this excellent two-CD compendium, the producer Manfred Eicher has selected pieces from the recordings he has made over the past 30 years. It’s a perfect introduction to Pärt’s work, ranging... — More…
Sopranos - Claire Booth, Ailish Tynan, Elizabeth Atherton
Mezzo-sopranos - Susan Bickley, Loré Lixenberg, Jean Rigby
Countertenors - James Bowman, Michael Chance, Andrew Watts
Tenors - Andrew Kennedy, Daniel Norman, Benjamin Hulett
Baritones - Stefan Loges, Roderick Williams,...
…anyone listening to these discs will find many things to savour… It is, inevitably an eclectic mix, but, as in any well-planned song recital, the progressions and juxtapositions are continually... — More…
Roderick Williams (baritone) & Iain Burnside (piano), Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano) & Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)
Psappha, Britten Sinfonia, Nicholas Kok, Clark Rundell
This recording [of Geranos] alternates baritone and mezzo, with Roderick Williams bringing an elegant lyricism to the opening song and Susan Bickley a touching vulnerability to 'Love's Pains'...Bickley... — More…
Mary King (soprano), Timothy Robinson (tenor), Thalia Myers (piano), Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano), Kim Walker (bassoon), Jonty Harrison (tape), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), John Turner (recorder), Steven Schick (percussion), Ian Pace (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra,...