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Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Martin Robertson (soprano saxophone), Gerald Finley (baritone)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Marin Alsop
In Hidden Love Song the soprano saxophone's lyricism has that slightly acrid urban feel that typifies so much of Turnage's best work… Full marks to Sarah Conolly and Gerald Finley for the conviction... — More…
Four première recordings
Gerald Finley (baritone), Christian Lindberg (trombone)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jonathan Nott, Vladimir Jurowski, Marin Alsop
…Mark-Anthony Turnage… is one of the most distinctive sound worlds in modern music. The four orchestral works on the LPO disc are full of the driven, dancing rhythms, the garishly brilliant... — More…
Martin Robertson (saxophone) and Christopher van Kampen (cello), Fiona Kimm (mezzo-soprano), Martin Robertson (soprano sax) and Ian Brown (piano)
The Nash Ensemble, Oliver Knussen
Lawrence Power (viola), Michael Collins (clarinet), Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Markus Stenz, Marin Alsop, Vladimir Jurowski
The three most substantial works on this CD are concertos in all but name, each a valuable addition to the repertoire...[On opened ground] finds Power making wonderful sense of Turnage’s alternately... — More…
Ulrike Nahmmacher (violin), Martin Roth (violin), Werner Dickel (viola), Susanne Müller-Hornbach (cello), Gerald Hacke (clarinet), Florence Millet (piano)
It’s pleasingly novel to find contemporary British music undertaken by German players...A highlight is Birtwistle’s brief Movement for String Quartet (1991): his originality leaps at you in the... — 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…