Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Dido & Aeneas / Josephine Veasey, soprano; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, John Alldis Choir, Colin Davis
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-03-11Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Constable, John [Keyboards]; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; McGee, Robin; Shirley-Quirk, John; Veasey, Josephine; Wallis, Delia
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields; John Alldis Choir
Dido and Aeneas is Henry Purcell's only opera, and was written in the later portion of the seventeenth century, when there was no opera tradition...continue...
Recording information: The Walthamstow Town Hall, London, United Kingdom (08/1970)....continue...
1 CD / Eloquence Australia / 2006-05-15Works: Benjamin Britten: Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; Winter Words, Op. 52; On this Island, Op. 11; Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84; Tit for Tat; Hen...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Shirley-Quirk, John
The names of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears are forever linked by their personal and creative partnership. Composer and interpreter have rarely enjoyed so long-standing...continue...