British Cello Concertos - works by John Joubert, Robert Simpson, Christopher Wright: / Raphael Wallfisch, cello
1 CD / Lyrita / 2015-07-10Works: John Joubert: Concerto in 2 Movements, for cello & chamber orchestra, Op. 171; Robert Simpson: Concerto for Cello; Christopher Wright: Concerto for Violoncello & Orchestra
Performers: Wallfisch, Raphael [Cello]
Conductors: Boughton, William
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Among the most versatile contemporary performers, cellist Raphael Wallfisch is especially celebrated as a passionate advocate of British music. Concertos by Elgar, Finzi, and Walton...continue...
Recording information: Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, UK (12/11/2013-12/13/2013)....continue...
7 CD / Hyperion / 2006-11-14Works: Robert Simpson: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 8; Symphony no 2; Symphony no 4; Symphony no 3; Symphony no 5; Symphony no 6; Symphony no 7; Symphony no 9; Discussion on the 9th Symphony by Robert Simpson...
Performers: Koos, Joseph; Simpson, Robert [Composer]
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Taylor, Matthew
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of London Sinfonia; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
‘One of the outstanding recording projects of our time this Hyperion series deserves to stand as a monument while other more superficially glamorous ventures rise...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2006-04-06Works: Robert Simpson: Symphony no 3; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Performers: Humphreys, Sydney; Keenlyside, Raymond; Major, Margaret; Simpson, Derek; Walton, Bernard
Conductors: Horenstein, Jascha;
Ensemble: Aeolian String Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra
A powerful and original symphonist, Simpson was born in 1921 and died in 1997. He worked as Senior Producer at the BBC for 28 years...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 1995-05-23Works: Robert Simpson: Sonata for violin & piano; Trio for piano & strings
Performers: Burley, Elizabeth; Green-Armytage, Christopher; Lowbury, Pauline; Smith, Ursula
'Simpson's Trio joins a very select band of 20th-century works in this medium that deserves permanent place in the repertoire' (Classic CD)
'If you are...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 1994-09-01Works: Robert Simpson: Trio for horn, violin & piano; Quartet for horn, violin, cello & piano
Performers: Dearnley, Caroline; Green-Armytage, Christopher; Lowbury, Pauline; Watkins, Richard [Horn]
'Another mandatory instalment in Hyperion's magnificent series of Simpson recordings' (CDReview)
'Une interprétation délicate, sensible et chaleureuse' (Répertoire, France...continue...