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with Samuel Dale Johnson (baritone)
London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Adès
Tevot's scintillating surge is brilliantly realised, as Ades's ark rides the glistening orchestral waves towards us. There's sheer pleasure to be had in its sonic grandeur, a sense of music being... — More…
Grime, Ades. Birtwistle, Knussen & Elgar
Christian Tetzlaff (violin)
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
The dazzling panache of the LSO’s playing has you wondering all over again at the mesmerising range of options that Adès’s ear and technical command can summon…And Elgar’s Enigma Variations yet... — More…
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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Simon Rattle, Thomas Adès
This CD includes the Chamber Symphony, the work that first aroused interest in Adès's work when he was 18, set alongside Asyla, a recent un-chamber symphony and his first work for full orchestra.... — More…
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - British Composers. Britten, Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Walton...
Truls Mørk (cello), Thomas Allen (baritone), Cyril Smith (piano), Phyllis Sellick (piano), Robert Tear (tenor), Nigel Kennedy (violin), Daniel Hope (violin)
Choir of King's College Cambridge, Choir of Gonville & Caius College, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Cleobury, Louis...
Waltraud Meier (mezzo), Robert Dean Smith (tenor), Marcel Reijans (tenor), Juha Uusitalo (bass-baritone), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (bass-baritone), Johan Leysen (speaker), Alexander Kerr (violin), Vesko Eschkenazy (violin), Godfried Hoogeveen (cello), Lars Vogt (piano), Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet),...
Anyone who has been collecting this series will certainly want this latest addition, for the unusual repertoire as much as for the performances … the live sound is tremendous. — More…