2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-06Works: Gustav Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, for 2 choruses, female semi-chorus & orchestra, Op. 37, H. 140; First Choral Symphony, Op. 41/H 155; The Wandering Scholar, opera, Op. 50, H. 176; At the Boar's Head,...
Performers: Burrowes, Norma; George, Michael; Hall, Peter; Johnson, David Wilson; Langdon, Michael; Langridge, Philip; Palmer, Felicity; Rippon, Michael; Ross, Elise; Suart, Richard; Tear, Robert; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Groves, Charles, Sir; Boult, Adrian; Bedford, Steuart; Atherton, David
Ensemble: English Opera Group Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Here we present a number of pathbreaking recordings from the 1970s and 1981. The first CD presents The Hymn of Jesus under Sir Charles Groves...continue...
2 CD / Avie Records / 2009-04-01Works: Benjamin Fleischmann: Rothschild's Violin, opera [completed by Dimitry Shostakovich]; Dmitry Shostakovich: The Gamblers, opera, for 6 male voices & orchestra (unfinished)
Performers: Astakhov, Roman; Danailov, Peter; Gabouri, Elena; Janiszewski, Jacek; Kuusik, Oliver; Lapins, Andris; Lehotsky, Michal; Matthews, Kevin; McCall, Alastair; Nowacki, Piotr; Quinn, Lewis James
Conductors: Petrenko, Vasily
Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Shostakovich never finished The Gamblers, but he was able to complete Rothschild's Violin, the work of his student Venyamin Fleishman who was killed during combat...continue...