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Ieva Parša (mezzo-soprano), Janis Kurševs (tenor) & Daumants Kalninš (baritone), Ieva Ezeriete (soprano) & Liga Paegle (alto), Aleksandrs Maijers (recorder & jaw harp)
Latvian Radio Choir & Sinfonietta Riga, Sigvards Kļava
It’s an unusual and highly effective beginning, and I can say that it is unlike any other setting of the Passion with which I am familiar...One could hardly ask for better performers in this... — More…
& other choral music
Carolyn Sampson (soprano)
Polyphony & Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton
Ešenvalds responds to the purpose of the words he sets, occupying similar choral territory to the likes of Whitacre and Shchedrin, character rather than ego dominating. Carolyn Sampson is the... — More…
& other choral works
with Rachel Ambrose Evans (soprano), Hannah Partridge (soprano), with Michael Craddock (bass), with Sally Pryce (harp), with Jamie Roberts (tenor), with Hannah King (soprano), Jonathan Pacey (bass), Zane Šmite (jaw harp), with Anna Cavaliero (mezzo-soprano), with Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Hiroshi...
One of the chief pleasures of this CD is right at the beginning - the silvery duetting of Rachel Ambrose Evans and Hannah Partridge...Their fluid delivery of the little grace notes is delectable,... — More…
Anna Steppler (organ)
Choir of Merton College, Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas & Peter Phillips
At the heart of this Advent service is a set of seven antiphons specially commissioned from seven composers for Merton College chapel. They work splendidly as a sequence...Peter Phillips and... — More…
Rakel Edda Guðmundsdóttir (soprano), Ragnheiður Sara Grímsdóttir (soprano), Thelma Hrönn Sigurdórsdóttir (soprano), Kirstín Erna Blöndal (soprano), Jóhanna Ósk Valsdóttir (alto), Helgi Steinar Helgason (tenor), Fjölnir Ólafsson (bass)
Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis, Hörður Áskelsson
The singers have a distinctive timbre, with strength held in reserve in almost every item — More…
Douglas Dodson (counter-tenor), Natalie Campbell (soprano), Julianna Emanski (soprano), Amber Wellborn (soprano)
South Dakota Chorale, Brian A. Schmidt
[the South Dakota Chorale] are more than well suited to this full-bodied repertoire. They address the common lyricism of the music through a warmth of sound and sonority that is not only notably... — More…