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and Duet for piano and orchestra
Christopher Purves (The Protector), Barbara Hannigan (Agnès), Bejun Mehta (First Angel/Boy), Victoria Simmonds (Second Angel/Marie), Allan Clayton (Third Angel/John), Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra, George Benjamin
[Purves] expresses a brooding pride and menace that makes your skin crawl. [Hannigan] makes an electrifying transformation from doe-like submissiveness to sexual predator, and the powerfully... — More…
Stéphane Degout (King), Barbara Hannigan (Isabel), Gyula Orendt (Gaveston/Stranger), Peter Hoare (Mortimer), Samuel Boden (Boy/Young King)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, George Benjamin
Due for release on 7th Jun 2019
Joan Sutherland (Vitellia), Richard Lewis (Titus), Monica Sinclair (Sextus), Jennifer Vyvyan (Servilia), Anna Pollak (Annius), Thomas Hemsley (Publius)
London Mozart Players & BBC Chorus, John Pritchard
Susan Bickley (contralto), Hila Pitmann (soprano), Michael Cox (flute), Nederlands Kamerkoor (chorus), Bejun Mehta (countertenor)
London Sinfonietta, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, George Benjamin
The opera performance is reason enough to buy this disc, but it is equally welcome for the recording of Benjamin’s stunning recent song-cycle Dream of the Song…the settings range from Mehta’s... — More…
Leporello (Benno Kusche), Donna Anna (Margaret Harshaw), Don Giovanni (James Pease), The Commendatore (Hervey Alan), Don Ottavio (Léopold Simo neau), Donna Elvira (Sena Jurinac), Zerlina (Anny Schlemm), Masetto (Thomas Hemsley)
The Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,...
Often somewhat driven but always mercurial and dramatic, with a classic cast (women especially). — More…
Jeni Bern (Galatea), Benjamin Hulett (Acis), Nathan Vale (Damon) & Brindley Sherratt (Polyphemus)
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford & Oxford Philomusica, Stephen Darlington
You might know Mozart's respray of Messiah, but Mendelssohn's Acis and Galatea? This is an attentive performance of an intriguing curiosity. — More…
William Morgan (Prince Giglio), Edward Grint (Prince Bulbo), Robyn Parton (Princess Rosalba), Katherine Crompton (Princess Angelica), Robyn Parton (Fairy Blackstick), Katie Coventry (Countess Gruffanuf), Peter Aisher (Captain Hedzoff), Edward Grint (Count Hogginarmo), Michael Mofidian (King Valaroso...
Kirsten Flagstad, Elisabeth Schwartzkopf, Thomas Hemsley, Arda Mandikian, David Lloyd, Eilidh McNab, Sheila Rex & Anna Pollak
The Mermaid Singers and Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Jones, Wilhelm Furtwangler
Wilhelm Strienz, Helge Roswaenge, Walter Grossman, Ernst Fabbry, Erna Berger, Tiana Lemnitz, Hilde Scheppan, Elfriede Marherr, Rut Berglund, Gerhard Hüsch, Irma Beilke, Heinrich Tessmer, Carla Spletter
Favres Soloisten Vereinigung, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham