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Alastair Miles (bass) & Marie-Nöelle Kendall (piano)
Miles's oaken depth of tone and amplitude of line are impressive, and ultimately moving...This is not, perhaps, a disc to play straight through. But it's a nobly sung recital, confirming that... — More…
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Susan Gritton (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo-soprano), Peter Auty (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass) & David Goode (organ)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra, The Bach Choir, BBC National Chorus of Wales, Brighton Festival Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus, Côr Caerdydd, Eltham...
the best [recording] yet. There's an ongoing buzz of Proms atmosphere that grips from start to finish; and the recorded sound succeeds phenomenally at somehow fitting Brian's hugest climaxes... — More…
Véronique Gens (Marie), Alastair Miles (Herod/Ishmaelite Father), Yann Beuron (Narrator), Stephan Loges (Joseph)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Robin Ticciati
Beuron, still probably France's finest lyric tenor, a compelling Recitant with open, ardent tones and warm delivery...Miles is a splendidly anguished but restrained Herod and benign Ishmaelite,... — More…
Charlotte Margiono, Catherine Robbin, William Kendall, Alastair Miles
Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner
A disc that revealed Gardiner's Beethoven credentials but which also showed off his magnificent Monterverdi Choir as it edged into the 19th century. Another Record of the Year. — More…
Sung in English
Alastair Miles (bass), Sandra Ford (soprano), Antonia Sotgiu (mezzo-soprano), Barry Banks (tenor), Clive Bayley (bass), Dominic Natoli (tenor), Garry Magee (baritone)
Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry
'Alastair Miles’s Méphistophélès seems a mild-mannered type with reserves of authority and a magnificent voice. Vocally he is very impressive indeed, the fine texture of his voice showing up... — More…
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…
Gerald Finley (Hans Sachs), Anna Gabler (Eva), Johannes Martin Kränzle (Beckmesser), Marco Jentzsch (Walther), Topi Lehtipuu (David), Michaela Selinger (Magdalene), Alastair Miles (Pogner)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Glyndebourne Chorus, Vladimir Jurowski, David McVicar
McVicar's staging stokes the glow of Meistersinger's humane heart...and above all he reminds us that this is an opera about youth and self-discovery. Gerald Finley's pivotal Sachs relish[es]... — More…
Susan Gritton (soprano), Sara Mingardo (contralto), Mark Padmore (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass)
Tenebrae Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis
Sir Colin Davis's way with Messiah, as recorded live at the Barbican last December, is old-fashioned by present-day standards. His soloists are all good. The Tenebrae Choir, with its thirty-odd... — More…
Nicola Alaimo (Belisario), Joyce El-Khoury (Antonina), Camilla Roberts (Irene), Russell Thomas (Alamiro), Alastair Miles (Giustiniano), Julia Sporsen (Eudora), Peter Hoare (Eutropio), Edward Price (Eusebio), MIchael Bundy (Ottario), Darren Jeffery (Centurione)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Mark...
this Opera Rara recording makes amends for [Belisario's] long neglect. That is above all thanks to the conducting of Mark Elder...He injects it with such energy and pathos that you are reminded... — More…
Joan Rodgers (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (contralto), Keith Lewis (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass), James O'Donnell (organ), Colin Sheen, Roger Brenner, Phillip Brown (trombones), Olga Hegedus (cello), Thomas Martin (double bass), Juliet Booth (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo soprano), John Mark Ainsley...
The F minor Mass can certainly be regarded as being among the finest music Bruckner ever created.
The intensity of religious feeling is heightened rather than diminished by the sumptuous orchestral... — More…
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