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Susan Gritton (Ma¡renka), Yvette Bonner (Esmeralda), Yvonne Howard (Ludmila), Diana Montague (Háta), Paul Charles Clarke (Jeník), Robin Leggate (Ringmaster), Timothy Robinson (Va¡sek), Neal Davies (Kru¡sina), Geoffrey Moses (Mícha), Peter Rose (Kecal) & Kit Hesketh-Harvey (Indian)
By almost any reckoning, this is the most popular of Czech operas, in the repertory of almost every opera house, so it is astonishing how few recordings have appeared in recent years; Košler's... — More…
Gerald Finley (baritone), Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone), Jeremy White (bass), Richard Coxon (tenor), Roderick Williams (bass), Gidon Saks (bass), Francis Egerton (tenor), Rebecca Evans (soprano), Susan Gritton (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano), Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo-soprano), Mark...
John Noble was a fine Pilgrim on the old Boult recording, but Gerald Finley brings not only a voice that's as good and well suited but also a dramatic quality that is more colourful and intense.... — More…
Gerald Finley (Figaro), Alison Hagley (Susanna), Andreas Schmidt (Count Almaviva), Renée Fleming (Countess Almaviva), Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Cherubino), Manfred Röhrl (Bartolo), Wendy Hillhouse (Marcellina), Robert Tear (Don Basilio), Donald Adams (Antonio), John Graham-Hall (Don Curzio), Susan Gritton...
Rebecca Bottone, Klara Ek, Martene Grimson, Susan Gritton, Anna Leese (soprano), Cora Burggraaf (mezzo), Allan Clayton, Andrew Staples (tenor), Mark Stone (baritone), Matthew Rose (bass)
Classical Opera, Ian Page
performed with skill and grace under the able direction of Ian Page. — More…
Susan Gritton, Monica Groop, Nancy Argenta, Mark Padmore, Sophie Daneman
Collegium Musicum 90, Richard Hickox
This, Vivaldi's very first opera, was premièred in Vicenza in 1713 and was an instant hit. The story is a relatively uncomplicated one by the standards of Baroque opera, of amatory pretences... — More…
Gerald Finley (Figaro), Alison Hagley (Susanna), Andreas Schmidt (Count), Renée Fleming (Countess), Marie-Ange Todorovitch (Cherubino)
Glyndebourne Festival Opera & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor) & Stephen Medcalf (director)
Gerald Finley and Alison Hagley are well-matched as the servant couple and Renee Fleming's creamy Countess is a joy. — More…
Jane Eaglen (Aida), Dennis O'Neill (Radames), Rosalind Plowright (Amneris), Gregory Yurisich (Amonasro), Peter Rose (Pharoah), Alastair Miles (Ramfis), Susan Gritton (High Priestess), Alfred Boe (Messenger)
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry
devotees of Peter Moores's Opera in English project will not want to miss this, surely one of the best in the series to date — More…
Christopher Gillett (Albert), Josephine Barstow (Lady Billows), Gerald Finley (Sid), Ann Taylor (Nancy), Felicity Palmer (Florence Pike), Robert Lloyd (Budd), Peter Savidge (Mr Gedge), Della Jones (Mum), Susan Gritton (Miss Wordsworth), Stuart Kale (Mr Upfold)
Northern Sinfonia, Steuart Bedford
Vivid as Hickox's traversal of the score for Chandos may be, Bedford's is just that much more alert, crisper. With his long experience of Britten in the theatre, dating back to Death in Venice... — More…
(sung in German)
Susan Gritton (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), Barry Banks (tenor) & Peter Coleman-Wright (bass)
BBC National Chorus of Wales & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox
Composed in the wake of (and influenced by) Mendelssohn's epoch-making performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion, Paulus is an impressive work whose punchy choruses bring out the best in Hickox. — More…