Scene! - Concert arias by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn & Mendelssohn / Christiane Karg, soprano; Malcolm Martineau, piano; Alina Pogostina, violin
1 CD / Berlin Classics / 2015-07-31Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Ah, Perfido!, Op. 65; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ch'io mi scordi di te...Non temer, amato bene, K 505; Franz Joseph Haydn: Miseri noi, misera Patria, cantata for soprano & orchest...
Performers: Karg, Christiane
Conductors: Cohen, Jonathan
LOST SOULS! Emotional scenes that tear at the heart strings: concert arias are great dramas reduced to a few minutes and focused on one single...continue...
Vaughan Williams: Pastoral Symphony; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Five Variants of "Dives and Lazarus"; Overture "The Wasps" / Hallé
1 CD / Halle Records / 2015-07-10Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis; Symphony no 3 for soprano or tenor & orchestra ("Pastoral"); Variants (5) of 'Dives and Lazarus'; The Wasps
Performers: Vocal], Sarah Fox [Soprano
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: Hallé Orchestra
Following recent releases named as Gramophone Editor's Choice, Sunday Times Album of the Week, and MusicWeb Recording of the Month, the Hallé turns to one...continue...
The Complete Songs of Francis Poulenc, Vol. 5 / Thomas Allen, Thomas Oliemans, Joshua Ellicott, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Ann Murray, Sarah Fox. Malcolm Martineau, piano
1 CD / Signum Records / 2015-07-10Works: Francis Poulenc: Rapsodie nègre, for baritone & chamber ensemble, FP 3; Le bestiaire (Cortège d'Orphée), song cycle for voice & piano (or chamber ensemble), FP 15a; Quatre po&egr...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Augustyniak, Jarek [Bassoon]; Barnard, Andrew; Bliss, Julian; Corkhill, David [Conductor/Percussion]; Cowley, David; Desbruslais, Simon; Ellicott, Joshua; Friend, Lisa [Flute]; Lovenes...
Composing over 150 works for piano and voice over a period of 44 years, the songs of Francis Poulenc remain consistently popular to concert audiences...continue...
Bob Chilcott (b,.1955): The Angry Planet, environmental cantata / BBC Singers; The Bach Choir; David Hill et al.
2 CD / Signum Records / 2015-07-10Works: Bob Chilcott: Five Days that Changed the World, for chorus, piano & timapni; The Miracle of the Spring, for chorus, soloists & percussion; The Angry Planet, an environmental cantata for chorus
Performers: Beeson, Gemma; Charman, Nigel; Gruett, Marcus; Robinson, Olivia; Tring, Emma [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Hill, David
Ensemble: ; The Young Singers
The three works on this 2CD set further confirm Bob Chilcott’s status as one of the world’s most popular active choral composers. Five Days That...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2015-07-10Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass for 3 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G minor, BWV 235 (BC E5); Mass for 4 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G major, BWV 236 (BC E4); Sanctus,...
Performers: Blaze, Robin [Counter Tenor Vocals]; Blaziková, Hana; Kooij, Peter [Bass Vocal]; Lunn, Joanne; San'nomiya, Masamitsu; Türk, Gerd; Wakamatsu, Natsumi
Conductors: Suzuki, Masaaki
Ensemble: ; Bach Collegium Japan
The Reformation’s fundamental alterations to traditional forms of church service, had, by Bach's time, resulted in German churches Latin yielding to the country's own language....continue...