Kenneth Fuchs (b.1956): Falling Man; Movie House; Songs of Innocence and of Experience / Roderick Williams, baritone
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-08-12Works: Kenneth Fuchs: Falling Man, scene for baritone & orchestra; Movie House, for baritone & chamber ensemble; Songs of Innocence and of Experience, for baritone, flute, oboe, cello & harp
Performers: Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Fuchs, one of America's leading composers, deepens his bond with conductor JoAnn Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra with this superb recording of vocal...continue...
J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 4 'Academic Cantatas' / Joanne Lunn, Roderick Williams, Wolfram Lattke, Robin Blaze. Bach Collegium Japan
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2014-07-08Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 205, "Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft" BWV 205; Cantata no 207, "Vereingte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten" BWV 207
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Hirao, Masako; Lattke, Wolfram; Lunn, Joanne; San'nomiya, Masamitsu; Wakamatsu, Natsumi; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Suzuki, Masaaki
Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan
The two works on this disc perfectly illustrate a particular type of secular cantata, the so-called 'dramma per musica'. In such works the libretto is...continue...
Recording information: MS&AD Shirakawa Hall, Nagoya, Japan (07/2013)....continue...
Harrison Birtwistle: Chamber Music / Lisa Batiashvili, Adrian Brendel, Till Fellner, Amy Freston, Roderick Williams
1 CD / ECM / 2014-04-29Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Settings (3) of Lorine Niedecker, for soprano & cello; Trio, for violin, cello & piano; Bogenstrich, meditations on a poem of Rilke, for voice, cello & piano; Settings (9) of Lor...
Performers: Batiashvili, Elisabeth; Brendel, Adrian; Fellner, Till; Freston, Amy; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
This album of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's chamber music and songs, mostly of recent vintage, is issued as the innovative Great British composer approaches his 80th...continue...
Recording information: Herkulessaal der Münchner Residenz (08/2011)....continue...