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Adam Walker (flute), Alina Ibragimova (violin)
Hallé, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ryan Wigglesworth, Edward Gardner
Cast in the conventional three movements, [the Flute Concerto] dances through a musical landscape full of light and shade. Its invigorating sense of pace and momentum is beautifully caught by... — More…
Paul Watkins (cello), Huw Watkins (piano), Mark Padmore (tenor) & Huw Watkins (piano), Alina Ibragimova (violin), Mark Padmore (tenor)
The Nash Ensemble, Elias Quartet, Ian Brown
What strikes you most about Huw Watkins's music is its natural ease. Lyricism flourishes, and tonal echoes are exposed alongside chromatic scrunches and abrasive textures. — 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…
Richard Watkins (horn), Mark Padmore (tenor) & Huw Watkins (piano), Paul Watkins (cello) & Huw Watkins (piano), Laura Samuel (violin) & Huw Watkins (piano), Paul Watkins (cello)
The Nash Ensemble
The quality of the works on offer here should make this release appeal well beyond the ranks of new music aficionados; and the near-flawless performances provide their own recommendation...[Watkins's]... — More…
Thalia Myers (piano), Ian Pace (piano), Noriko Kawai (piano), Rolf Hind (piano), Melvyn Tan (piano), Huw Watkins (piano), Michael Finnissy (piano), Nicky Losseff (piano), Jonathan Powell (piano), Philip Mead (piano), Stephen Montague (piano), Susan Bradshaw (piano), Phyllis Sellick (piano), Roger...
A fascinating survey of contemporary (or near contemporary) piano works, played by expert interpreters, including several of the composers themselves. — More…
This fantastic collection of trumpet and organ works includes five world premiere recordings and four solo organ works by composers who have made a significant impact on British composition.
Deborah Calland (trumpet) & William Whitehead (organ)