Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934): Gawain, opera / Marie Angel, Anne Howells, Francois Le Roux, John Tomlinson. Elgar Howarth, ROH
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-08-12Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Gawain, opera
Conductors: Howarth, Elgar
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Orchestra
Birtwistle's fascination with myth and ritual has influenced many of his works and this opera, its libretto by David Harsent, is based on the Arthurian...continue...
Recording information: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (04/20/1994)....continue...