3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-05-19Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa Cellensis, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in C major ("Cantata Mass"), H. 22/5
Performers: Allan, Thomas; Burgess, Sally; Chance, Michael; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Daniels, Charles; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Fink, Marcos; Fournier, Brigitte; George, Michael; Gr...
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew; Ledger, Philip, Sir; Corboz, Michel
Ensemble: Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon; King's College Choir, Cambridge; Taverner Consort
Handel shares his anniversary year with two other composers who hold a prominent place in the musical pantheon, Henry Purcell (born 1659) and Josef Haydn...continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-03-24Works: Frederick Delius: Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra; A Village Romeo and Juliet; Koanga; Sleigh Ride; Irmelin; Fennimore and Gerda; A Song Before Sunrise; Brigg Fair - An English Rhapsody; In a Summer G...
Performers: Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Hickox, Richard; Handley, Vernon; Weldon, George; Barbirolli, John; Groves, Charles, Sir; Ledger, Philip, Sir
Ensemble: ; King's College Choir, Cambridge; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Northern Sinfonia of England; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-11Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Performers: Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Conductor]; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Ledger, Philip, Sir
Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
The Gemini Series features an impressive roster of singers, conductors, soloists, and ensembles of international renown, all from the incomparable EMI Classics stable. EMI's rich...continue...