2 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2015-05-12Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95; Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, in D major Op. 27; Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation"
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the London Symphony Orchestra join forces once again in the latest instalment of their exploration of Mendelssohn's symphonies. The previous...continue...
Recording information: The Barbican, London (03/2014/10/2014)....continue...
British Music: Sir Charles Groves Conducts Works of Elgar, Delius, Vaughan Williams, Holst, Brian, Bridge, Britten, Walton et al. / Sheila Armstrong, John Shirley-Quirk; LSO & Chorus; Royal Liverpool PO et al. [24 CDs]
24 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-04-28Conductors: Groves, Sir Charles
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; John Alldis Choir; Liverpool Philharmonic Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra ; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Roy...
Charles Groves was too young to have known Elgar, Holst and Delius personally, but when he was growing up, a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral...continue...
Malcolm Arnold: Complete Symphonies, nos 1-9 / London SO, Richard Hickox; BBC PO, Rumon Gamba [4 CDs]
4 CD / Chandos Records / 2015-04-28Conductors: Hickox, Richard; Gamba, Rumon
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic; London Symphony Orchestra
This 4CD box set presents the complete, award-winning cycle of Sir Malcolm Arnold's Symphonies recorded under two of the finest conductors of their times, both...continue...