2 CD / Decca Import / 2008-01-09Works: Mark-Anthony Turnage: Some Days, for mezzo-soprano & orchestra (or orchestra); Your Rockaby, mini concerto for saxophone & orchestra; Night Dances, for chamber group & orchestra; Dispelling the Fears...
Performers: Clarey, Cynthia; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Dierksen, Uwe; Erskine, Peter; Forman, William; Hardenberger, Håkan [Trumpet]; Hulse, Gareth; Nockles, Bruce; Ollu, Franck; Robertson, Martin; Scof...
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard; Davis, Andrew; Knussen, Oliver; Harding, Daniel; Rundel, Peter
Ensemble: ; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt); London Sinfonietta; Philharmonia Orchestra
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 1996-10-01Works: George Benjamin: Ringed by the flat Horizon for orchestra; A Mind of Winter for soprano & chamber orchestra; At First Light for orchestra; Panorama; Antara
Performers: Aimard, Pierre-Laurent [Piano]; Archibald, Paul; Bell, Sebastian; Blake, Richard; Hulse, Gareth; Nodaira, Ishiro; Pople, Ross; Walmsley-Clark, Penelope
Conductors: Elder, Mark; Benjamin, George
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
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