Ian Venables (b.1955): The Song of the Severn / Roderick Williams, baritone; Carducci String Quartet; Graham J. Lloyd, piano
1 CD / Signum Records / 2015-07-10Works: Ian Venables: The Song of the Severn, for baritone, string quartet & piano, Op. 43; The Pine Boughs Past Music, for baritone & piano, Op. 39; Flying crooked, for voice & piano, Op. 28/1; A Kiss, Op. ...
Performers: Lloyd, Graham J.; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Ensemble: Carducci String Quartet
Ian Venables’ reputation as ‘one of the finest song composers of his generation’ (BBC Music Magazine) and gift for creating works of lasting beauty finds...continue...
Recording information: St. Michael's Church, Summertown, Oxford (12/12/2014/12/13/2014)....continue...
Havergal Brian: Symphonies Nos. 5 "Wine of Summer", 19 & 27; Festal Dance / Royal Scottish Nat'l SO, Brabbins
1 Super Audio CD / Dutton Laboratories / 2015-03-10Works: Havergal Brian: Festal Dance for orchestra (piano); Symphony no 5; Symphony no 19 in E minor; Symphony no 27 in C major
Performers: Bryan, Katherine [Flute]; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: ; Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra continue their Havergal Brian series for Dutton with this release featuring one of Brian's most delightful scores,...continue...
Recording information: RSNO Centre, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow (07/25/2014/07/28/2014)....continue...
Colin Matthews (b.1946): No Man's Land; Crossing the Alps; Aftertones / Roderick Williams, baritone; Ian Bostridge, tenor
1 CD / Halle Records / 2015-02-10Works: Colin Matthews: Aftertones, for soprano, chorus & orchestra; Crossing the Alps, for chorus & organ (optional); No Man's Land, for tenor, baritone & chamber orchestra
Performers: Bostridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Collon, Nicholas; Wilberforce, Richard
Ensemble: ; Hallé Choir; Hallé Youth Choir
Hallé marks the centenary of the First World War with a recording of award-winning work by Composer Emeritus Colin Matthews. The main work on the...continue...
Recording information: Hallé St. Peter's, Ancoats, Manchester (06/05/2014-06/09/2014)....continue...