Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934): 'Angel Fighter' / Andrew Watts, countertenor; Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, tenor; BBC Singers; London Sinfonietta; David Atherton
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2015-07-10Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Angel Fighter, cantata for countertenor, tenor, chamber chorus & chamber orchestra; In Broken Images, for chamber orchestra; Virelai (Sus une fontayne), for 12 players
Performers: Roberts, Jeffrey Lloyd; Watts, Andrew
Conductors: Atherton, David
Ensemble: BBC Singers; London Sinfonietta
Described by The Guardian as 'hauntingly powerful', Birtwistle's cantata Angel Fighter vividly explores the Biblical story of the struggle between man and divine being from...continue...