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...
Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Opp. 25 & 40; Variations Serieuses, Op. 54 / James Johnson, piano; Royal PO; Freeman
1 CD / Centaur / 2015-04-14Conductors: Freeman, Paul
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47), a musician much-beloved by his many contemporaries in the German-speaking world and beyond, and a composer of consistently pleasing works of often...continue...