Browse: Handel - Esther
Rosemary Joshua, James Bowman, Susan Bickley, Christopher Purves, Rebecca Outram & Andrew Kennedy
London Handel Choir, Laurence Cummings
Lawrence Cummings emphasises the music's dramatic quality and generally paces it well… Rosemary Joshua in the title role sings the text as vividly as she does the notes. Christopher Purves... — More…
Susan Hamilton (Esther), Nicholas Mulroy (Mordecai), Matthew Brook (Haman), Thomas Hobbs (1st Israelite), Robin Blaze (Priest), James Gilchrist (Habdonah / Assuerus) & Electra Lochhead (Israelite Boy), Nicholas Wearne (organ continuo)
Dunedin Consort, John Butt
Paradoxically, a two-voices-to-a-part chorus achieves more immediacy than a larger choir, coupled with a stylish and delightfully intimate band. Yet again, Butt demonstrates that less can be... — More…
Lynda Russell, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Tom Randle, Mark Padmore, Matthew Vine, Simon Berridge, Michael George, Robert Evans, Simon Birchall
The Sixteen, The Symphony of Harmony and Invention, Harry Christophers
2 CDsOriginal price ($19.25) Reduced price $14.50
Joan Sutherland (Athalia), Emma Kirkby (Josabeth, Israelite woman, Angelo, Messiah - soprano 2), Patrizia Kwella (Esther, Maddalena), Judith Nelson (Messiah - soprano 1), Carolyn Watkinson (Messiah, Cleofe), Aled Jones (Joas), James Bowman (Joad), Ian Partridge (Mordecai, San Giovanni), Anthony Rolfe...
Thomas Randle, Mark Padmore, Lynda Russell, Lynne Dawson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Michael George & Jonathan Best, Nancy Argenta, Michael Chance, Tom Randle, Matthew Vine, Simon Berridge, Michael George, Robert Evans & Simon Birchall, Ian Partridge & Michael George, Ann Murray, Elin Manahan Thomas, Sarah...
12 CDsOriginal price ($83.25) Reduced price $58.25