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St. John's College Choir, Cambridge, Christopher Robinson
If John Tavener's reputation were to rest solely on his unaccompanied choral music and nothing else, then his stature as one of the most striking and original composers working today would be... — More…
A Christmas Sequence for Choir and Organ
James McVinnie (organ), Stefan Berkieta (baritone), Simon Thomas Jacobs (organ)
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Timothy Brown
…the singing is strong and enthusiastic, even in the most taxing writing, and the sound is bright and clearly focused… — More…
Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano) & John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone), Elise Ross (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Nash Ensemble, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
this heartfelt setting of Anna Akhmatova's blistering condemnation of Stalinist atrocities still packs an enormous punch...The Requiem grips from the start...Phyllis Bryn-Julson is on strong... — More…
Patricia Rozario (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor) & Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor), Patricia Rozario (soprano) & Stephen Richardson (bass), Jeremy Birchall & Margaret Feaviour
BBC National Chorus of Wales, Britten Singers, Chester Festival Chorus & BBC National Orchestra of Wales,...
While there may be doubts over the music there can be no doubt as to the excellence and commitment of all three performances on this pair of discs. The recorded sound and booklet are up to the... — More…
Maria Kliegel (cello), Eileen Hulse (soprano)
Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa
Maria Kliegel gives a rich and songful account... Under the direction of Takuo Yuasa, the Ulster Orchestra gives an exquisite performance, the string textures warm and well rounded, particularly... — More…