William Wallace: Creation Symphony; Pelléas and Mélisande; Prelude to The Eumenides / Brabbins, BBC Scottish SO
1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-09-09Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Prior to the making of this recording in 1997, no one had performed Wallace's Creation Symphony for nearly a hundred years. In the history of...continue...
Judith Weir (b. 1954): The Vanishing Bridegroom, opera / Ailish Tynan, soprano; Anna Stéphany, soprano; Andrew Tortise, tenor; Owen Gilhooly, baritone. BBC SO, Brabbins
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-09-09Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Judith Weir's opera, commissioned by Glasgow District Council for the 1990 City of Culture celebrations, takes three Scottish folktales, all concerned with disappearance: The Inheritance...continue...