Judith Weir (b. 1954): The Vanishing Bridegroom, opera / Ailish Tynan, soprano; Anna Stéphany, soprano; Andrew Tortise, tenor; Owen Gilhooly, baritone. BBC SO, Brabbins
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-09-09Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Judith Weir's opera, commissioned by Glasgow District Council for the 1990 City of Culture celebrations, takes three Scottish folktales, all concerned with disappearance: The Inheritance...continue...
Great Choral Classics - Beethoven: Missa solemnis; Berlioz: Requiem; Verdi: Requiem; Mahler: Das klagende Lied / Janet Baker, Galina Vishnevskaya et al.
5 CD / ICA Classics / 2014-06-24Conductors: Steinberg, William; Mitropoulos, Dimitri; Markevitch, Igor; Rozhdestvensky, Gennadi
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; Russian State Academy Chorus
ICA Classics are offering a fantastic bargain: four choral masterpieces under the baton of some of the greatest conductors of the 20th century: William Steinberg,...continue...