1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-04-29Works: Richard Causton: Millennium Scenes, for orchestra; Notturno, for chamber ensemble; As Kingfishers Catch Fire, for flute, clarinet, harp & string quartet; The Persistence of Memory, for chamber ensemb...
Conductors: Collon, Nicholas; Cornelius, Gerry; Wigglesworth, Ryan
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Hallé Orchestra
Causton is one of the finest of the new generation of British composers. Tim Ashley, The Guardian Richard Causton studied with Param Vir, with Roger...continue...
Oliver Knussen: Autumnal; Choral; Violin Concerto; Requiem; Songs for Sue / Leila Josefowicz, violin; Alexandra Wood; Huw Watkins; Claire Booth
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-11-13Works: Oliver Knussen: Choral, for band; Autumnal, for violin & piano (Triptych, Part 1); Whitman Settings, for voice & piano, Op. 25; Secret Psalm, for violin; Prayer Bell Sketch, for piano, Op.29; Concert...
Performers: Booth, Claire; Josefowicz, Leila; Knussen, Oliver; Watkins, Huw; Wigglesworth, Ryan; Wood, Alexandra
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver; Wigglesworth, Ryan
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Technophonia brings together cutting edge music interfaces used by Drake Music Scotland, the nation's leading arts organization providing music-making opportunities for people with disabilities. Olive...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2011-09-27Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Night's Black Bird, for orchestra; The Shadow of Night, for orchestra; The Cry of Anubis, for tuba (or euphonium) & orchestra
Performers: Slade, Owen
Conductors: Wigglesworth, Ryan
Ensemble: Hallé Choir and Orchestra
"It’s as though Birtwistle, mellowing as he approached 70, had belatedly discovered his inner Elgar. The Hallé, incisively conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth, play with a...continue...
Recording information: Studio 7, BBC Manchester (07/17/2010-07/19/2010)....continue...