Cyril Rootham (1875-1938): Symphony No. 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity / BBC Scottish SO; Vernon Handley et al.
2 CD / Lyrita / 2015-11-16Works: Cyril Rootham: Symphony no 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity, for soloiosts, children's chorus, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Cahill, Teresa; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocals]; Rippon, Michael
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: Scottish Philharmonic Singers; Trinity Boys Choir
It has been said that Cyril Rootham has done much for other contemporary composers; unfortunately, he has been deficient in peddling his own wares. This...continue...
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; Mass in C major / Emanuel Ax, piano; Joélle Harvey, Kelley O'Connor, William Burden, Shenyang; San Francisco SO, Tilson Thomas
1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Media / 2015-11-13Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Mass in C major, Op. 86
Performers: Ax, Emanuel; Burden, William; Harvey, Joelle; O'Connor, Kelley; Shenyang
Conductors: Thomas, Michael T.
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
This recording features two of the works that helped cement Beethoven's reputation as a creative genius like none other. Internationally acclaimed pianist Emanuel Ax joins...continue...
Recording information: Davies Symphony Hall - a venue of the San Francisco War (01/15/2014-01/18/2014); Davies Symphony Hall - a venue of the San Francisco War (09/26/2013-09/28/2013)....continue...
Robin de Raaff (b.1968): Waiting for Miss Monroe, opera / Laura Aikin, Dutch Nat'l Opera, Steven Sloane (live)
2 Super Audio CD / Challenge / 2015-11-06Works: Robin de Raaff: Waiting for Miss Monroe, opera
Performers: Aikin, Laura; Belcher, Daniel; Coulombe, Alain [Bass Vocal]; Duesing, Dale; Kowan, Maria [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Lee, David DQ; Randle, Tom [Tenor vocals]; Tessier, John; Van Kerckhove, Hendrickje
Conductors: Sloane, Steven
Ensemble: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
World premiere recording of the new opera by leading Dutch composer Robin de Raaff, starring soprano Laura Aikin in the role of Marilyn Monroe....continue...
Recording information: Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam (2012-06-07&2012-06-15&2012-)....continue...