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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Gerald Finley (Don Giovanni), Luca Pisaroni (Leporello), Kate Royal (Donna Elvira), Anna Samuil (Donna Anna), William Burden (Ottavio), Anna Virovlansky (Zerlina), Guido Loconsolo (Masetto)
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & Glyndebourne Chorus, Vladimir Jurowski, Jonathan Kent
this Don, played by Gerald Finley, is a master of self-control: hands in tailored pockets and operating with a steely indifference to all...And Finley give this vision vocal assurance matching... — More…
Annick Massis (Margherita d'Anjou), Bruce Ford (Duke of Lavarenne), Daniela Barcellona (Isaura), Alastair Miles (Carlo), Fabio Previati (Michele), Pauls Putnins (Duke of Gloucester), Colin Lee (Bellapunta), Roland Wood (Orner)
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Parry
Margaret of Anjou, the widow of Henry VI, is more familiar to us as the embittered old crone in Shakespeare's Richard III. In the opera she's relatively young and beautiful, and loved by the... — 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…
Luba Orgonasova, Anne Sofie von Otter, Luca Canonici, Alastair Miles, Donna Brown
Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner
Gardiner's Verdi Requiem is in a class of its own.
His are readings that combine a positive view and interpretative integrity from start to finish, something possible only in the context of the... — More…