2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-06Works: Gustav Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, for 2 choruses, female semi-chorus & orchestra, Op. 37, H. 140; First Choral Symphony, Op. 41/H 155; The Wandering Scholar, opera, Op. 50, H. 176; At the Boar's Head,...
Performers: Burrowes, Norma; George, Michael [Vocals]; Hall, Peter; Johnson, David Wilson; Langdon, Michael; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Palmer, Felicity; Rippon, Michael; Ross, Elise; Suart, Richard; Tear,...
Conductors: Groves, Charles, Sir; Boult, Adrian; Bedford, Steuart; Atherton, David
Ensemble: English Opera Group Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Here we present a number of pathbreaking recordings from the 1970s and 1981. The first CD presents The Hymn of Jesus under Sir Charles Groves...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2000-07-01Works: Gustav Holst: Sávitri, chamber opera, Op. 25, H. 96; Songs (12) for voice & piano, Op. 48, H. 174
Performers: Kwella, Patrizia; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Palmer, Felicity; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
Holst's chamber opera "Savitri" is based upon a story taken from a Sanskrit source. A woodcutter's wife cleverly outwits Death, who has come to take...continue...