1 CD / Avie Records / 2012-01-10Works: Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Performers: Irwin, Jane; Wedd, Peter
Conductors: Boyd, Douglas
Ensemble: Manchester Camerata
Last year's Mahler In Manchester festival was "a sensory experience like no other," according to the Sunday Times, not least for the Manchester Camerata's revelatory...continue...
Recording information: The Bridgewater Hall (01/2010)....continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2007-11-06Works: Leos Janácek: Káta Kabanová, opera, JW 1/8
Performers: Barker, Cheryl; Brubaker, Robert; Hampton, Claire; Henschel, Jane; Hoare, Peter [; Holtam, Philip Lloyd; Howell, Gwynne; Meinir, Sian; Simmonds, Victoria; Webb, Owen; Wedd, Peter; Wilkinson, Kathleen
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Chorus
Janacek once wrote that Katya Kabanova, his sixth opera, was "one of my most tender works," and his score contrasts extreme beauty with fateful oppression...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2004-06-29Works: Leos Janácek: Jenufa
Performers: Barstow, Josephine; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Drumm, Imelda; Ellet, Charlotte; Fairs, Alan; Hampton, Claire; Hay, Rosemary; McCullough, Marian; Pope, Sarah; Robson, Nigel; Vaughan, Elizabet...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Orchestra
"Watson's voice is beautiful, lyrical and warm, and she delineates a moving interpretation. Most of the singers, who are all closely miked, have good diction,...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2002-11-26Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot
Performers: Bailey, Simon; Bayley, Clive; Eaglen, Jane; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Le Brocq, Mark; O'Neill, Dennis [Tenor Vocal]; Plazas, Mary; Sidhom, Peter; Wedd, Peter
Conductors: Parry, David
"For some people, this recording may be the best way to experience Eaglen's Turandot - her physique does not suggest a beauty men would risk...continue...