Philip Cashian (b.1963): The House of Night; Piano Concerto; Cello Concerto / Sarah Nicolls, piano; Darrett Adkins, cello
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2013-11-19Works: Philip Cashian: Tableaux, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; The House of Night, for oboe & strings; Dark Flight, for 6 cellos; Piano Concerto
Performers: Adkins, Darrett; Nicolls, Sarah; Redgate, Christopher
Conductors: Zehetmair, Thomas; Weiss, Timothy; Austin, Christopher; Nagy, Zsolt
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Northern Sinfonia; Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble; Royal Academy of Music Cello Ensemble; Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists
This new album by Manchester-born composer Philip Cashian showcases his inventive and dynamic soundworld with a selection of orchestral and chamber works written between 2002-2012....continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-01-31Works: Jonathan Harvey: Bird Concerto with Pianosong, for piano & orchestra; Ricercare una Melodia, version for trumpet or oboe & tape-delay system; Other Presences, for trumpet & electronics; Ricercare una...
Performers: Archibald, Paul; Gill, Tim [Cello]; Hulse, Gareth; Nagano, Hideki
Conductors: Atherton, David
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Bird Concerto - Harvey's hommage to Messiaen - is a celebration of the kind of technical advances in electroacoustics which the creator of Oiseaux exotiques...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2006-10-07Works: Simon Bainbridge: Fantasia for Double Orchestra; Concerto for Viola and Orchestra; Concertante in moto perpetuo for Oboe and Chamber Ensemble
Performers: Black, Nigel; Daniel, Nicholas; Edwards, Catherine; Farrall, Joy; Irvine, Robert; Kiernan, Patrick; Lukas, Kathryn; Shave, Jacqueline; Tarlton, Neil; Trampler, Walter; Wilkinson Khoroshunin, Katie
Conductors: Bainbridge, Simon; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Composers Ensemble; London Sinfonietta
The central work on the disc is the composer's 'Viola Concerto,' commissioned by Walter Trampler who performs here with the London Sinfonietta under the distinguished...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2005-12-01Works: Elliott Carter: Dialogues; Boston Concerto, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; ASKO Concerto
Performers: Hodges, Nicolas; Sherry, Fred [Cello]
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: ASKO Ensemble; BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
This highly-anticipated recording, a Bridge co-production with the BBC, presents first recordings of four major Elliott Carter compositions, all composed within the past six years....continue...
1 CD / Ecstatic Records / 2005-04-12Works: Michael Torke: Vanada for brass, keyboard & percussion; Flint, for 2 pianos, cello, double bass & saxophone quartet; Music on the Floor; Slate for piano, piano 4-hands, xylophone, marimba & ensemble;...
Conductors: Nagano, Kent; Torke, Michael; Zagrosek, Lothar; Miller, David A.
Ensemble: Apollo Saxophone Quartet; London Sinfonietta
Michael Torke has created a substantial body of works in virtually every genre, each with a characteristic personal stamp that combines restless rhythmic energy with...continue...
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2004-04-01Works: Colin Matthews: Sonata for Orchestra no 5 "Landscape", Op. 17; Concerto for Cello, Op. 27; Hidden Variables; Memorial; Quatrain; Machines and Dreams
Performers: Baillie, Alexander
Conductors: Carewe, John; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra
7 CD / Decca / 2003-06-10Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Italian Concerto, for solo keyboard in F major (Clavier-Übung II/1), BWV 971 (BC L7); French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816; Work(s); Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, ...
Performers: De Larrocha, Alicia [Piano]
Conductors: Zinman, David; Comissiona, Sergiu; Dutoit, Charles; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Foster, Lawrence
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Romande Orchestra
Larrocha is unquestionably the greatest living interpreter of Spanish piano literature; this collection has two CDs devoted to this repertoire. This collection also includes many...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 1999-10-12Works: Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo; Concerto, for harpsichord (or piano), flute, oboe, clarinet, violin & cello, G. 71; Homenaje - M. de Falla; Psyché, for mezzo-soprano, flute, harp & string trio...
Performers: Boky, Colette; Constable, John [Keyboards]; De Larrocha, Alicia [Piano]; Fernández, Eduardo [Classical Guitar]; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Katz, Martin [Piano]; Mistral, Nati; Smith...
Conductors: Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Ansermet, Ernest; Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Suisse Romande Orchestra
Spain's leading composer Manuel de Falla is well represented in this 2 CD collection. Falla's best known works: Nights in the Gardens of Spain; The...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-08-21Works: Robin Holloway: Concerto for Orchestra no 2, Op. 40
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-08-21Works: Alexander Goehr: Symphony in One Movement, Op. 29; Concerto for Piano, Op. 33
Performers: Serkin, Peter
Conductors: Bernas, Richard; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
2 CD / Decca Import / 1996-03-11Works: Leos Janácek: Sinfonietta; Taras Bulba; Lachian (Lasské) Dances (6) for orchestra, JW 6/17; Suite for string orchestra, JW 6/2; Mládí (Youth), suite for wind sextet, JW 7/10; Capr...
Performers: Bell, Sebastian; Craxton, Janet; Crossley, Paul [Piano]; Eastop, Phillip; Gatt, Martin; Harris, Michael [Clarinet]; Pay, Antony [Clarinet]
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir; Huybrechts, François; Marriner, Sir Neville; Atherton, David
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / Nonesuch / 1995-06-13Works: Henryk Mikolaj Górecki: Kleines Requiem for a Polka, for piano & 13 instruments, Op. 66; Concerto for harpsichord (or piano) & orchestra, Op. 40; Good Night, requiem for soprano, alto flute, 3 t...
Performers: Bell, Sebastian; Chojnacka, Elisabeth; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Hockings, David; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Zinman, David; Stenz, Markus
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta