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Elizabeth Llewellyn (Eigen), Elgan Llŷr Thomas (Orbin), Roland Wood (Caractacus), Christopher Purves (Arch-Druid, A Bard) & Alastair Miles (Claudius)
Huddersfield Choral Society, Orchestra of Opera North, Martyn Brabbins
Elgan Llŷr Thomas and Elizabeth Llewellyn are especially touching, while in the title role, baritone Roland Wood is on terrific form. — More…
Mark Padmore (Hylas), Joan Rodgers (Briséïs), Simon Keenlyside (Le Catéchiste), Michael George (Stratoklès), Kathryn Harries (Thanastô), Gillian Taylor (First Maidservant), Ann Hetherington (Second Maidservant), Graeme Danby (Old Sailor), John Prince (Sailor)
Scottish Opera Chorus & BBC...
The most opulent discographic discovery of the decade — More…
Clair Rutter (soprano), Frances McCafferty (alto), Ashley Catling (tenor), Donal Maxwell (baritone), Richard Suart (baritone), Geoffrey Moses (bass)
The London Chorus, The New London Orchestra, Ronald Corp
Roderick Kennedy (bass), Patricia Taylor (contralto), Anne Dawson (soprano), David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Valery Hill (soprano), Roger Bryson (bass-baritone), Maldwyn Davies (tenor)
English Chamber Orchestra, The Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Alan G Melville
The Immortal Hour is part of theatrical folklore: in London in the early 1920s it ran, unprecedentedly, for 216 consecutive performances and, shortly afterwards, for a further 160 at the first... — More…
Christopher Robson (Artaxerxes), Ian Partridge (Artabanes), Patricia Spence (Arbaces), Richard Edgar-Wilson (Rimenes), Catherine Bott (Mandane), Philippa Hyde (Semira)
The Parley of Instruments, Roy Goodman
Bott gives a masterly performance, with the counter-tenor Christopher Robson also impressive in the castrato title-role, and with Ian Partridge pure-toned and incisive in the role of the villain,... — More…
Yvonne Kenny (soprano), James Bowman (countertenor), Catherine Denley (contralto), Michael George (bass), Connor Burrowes (treble), John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
The King's Consort, Choir of The King's Consort, New College Choir, Oxford, Robert King
There's never been a complete, professional recording of Joseph and his Brethren, a neglect out of proportion to the merits of its music.
It's full of good and characteristic things, and there... — More…
James Bowman (Ottone), Claron Mcfadden (Teofane), Jennifer Smith (Gismonda), Dominique Visse (Adelberto), Michael George (Emireno) & Catherine Denley (Matilda)
The King’s Consort, Robert King
Everywhere, the dexterity and resource of Robert King’s Consort lend enchantment — More…
Janice Watson (Jeanie), Lisa Milne (Effie), Jamie MacDougall (Staunton), Peter Sidhom (Deans), Stephen Gadd (Dumbiedykes), Graeme Danby (Constable)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Opera Chorus, Martyn Brabbins
The Land of the Mountain and the Flood is a very well-constructed piece, with a memorable tune. Martyn Brabbins and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, in a brilliant new performance, give it... — More…