Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Piano Quintet in A Minor; Sea Pictures / Rodolfus Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, English SO, Kenneth Woods
1 CD / Avie Records / 2016-05-06Conductors: Woods, Kenneth
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; English Symphony Orchestra; Rodolfus Choir
"One of the most exciting events I have experienced during a reviewing career approaching half a century," was the verdict of the Birmingham Post's critic...continue...
Haydn: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805): Cello Concerto / Jacqueline du Pré, cello; English Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim; London SO, John Barbirolli
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2016-04-15Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel; Barbirolli, John
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Jacqueline du Pré, performing with the two conductors most closely associated with her career, brings characteristic exuberance, passion and color to three cello concertos rooted...continue...
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2; Four Norwegian Dances / English Chamber Orch., Raymond Leppard
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-04-08Works: Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites for orchestra Nos. 1 & 2, Opp. 46 & 55; Norwegian Dances (4) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 35
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond
Ensemble: ; English Chamber Orchestra
Over the centuries, a number of composers possessed a particularly distinct flair for writing universally recognisable melodies. Norwegian romantic composer Edvard Grieg arguably is one...continue...
Recording information: The Walthamstow Town Hall, London, United Kingdom (11/1975)....continue...