Gavin Bryars (b.1943): The War in Heaven, cantata / Bahrmann, Engeltjes, Hans-Otto Weiss; Netherlands Chamber Phil. & Radio Choir; Lubman; Staats Philharmonie Mainz; Sahler
1 CD / GB Records / 2014-09-09Works: Gavin Bryars: The War in Heaven, cantata for soprano, alto, half chorus, chorus & orchestra; Epilogue from Wonderlawn
Performers: Andree, Elmar [Bass Baritone]; Weiss, Otto
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley; Lubman, Brad; Sahler, Gernot
Ensemble: ; Netherlands Chamber Philharmonic & Radio Choir; Staats Philharmonie Mainz
This album features a large-scale work by Gavin Bryars for voices and orchestra, as well as the very first release of music from one of...continue...
Arthur Sullivan: On Shore and Sea; Kenilworth / Sally Silver, soprano; Louise Winter, mz; Nico Darmanin, tenor, Donald Maxwell, bass
1 CD / Dutton Laboratories / 2014-09-09Works: Arthur Sullivan: On Shore and Sea, cantata for chorus & orchestra; Kenilworth, masque for chorus & orchestra
Performers: Darmanin, Nico; Maxwell, Donald [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Silver, Sally [Soprano]; Winter, Louise
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: ; Victorian Opera Northwest
Arthur Sullivan's cantata On Shore and Sea and the earlier masque Kenilworth are two scores all lovers of Gilbert & Sullivan will revel in. Already...continue...
Recording information: Urmston Grammar, Manchester (11/02/2013-11/03/2013)....continue...
Zemlinsky: A Florentine Tragedy; Six Maeterlinck Songs / Petra Lang, Heike Wessels, Sergey Shorokhodov, Albert Dohmen. Vladimir Jurowski
1 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2014-08-12Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Eine Florentinische Tragödie, opera, Op. 16; Songs (6), for mezzo-soprano or baritone & piano (or orchestra), Op. 13
Performers: Dohmen, Albert; Lang, Petra; Skorokhodov, Sergei; Wessels, Heike
Conductors: Jurowski, Vladimir
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Based on an unfinished Oscar Wilde play, Alexander Zemlinsky's one-act opera A Florentine Tragedy tells of jealousy, betrayal and ultimately murder. Mezzo-soprano Petra Lang, one...continue...
Recording information: Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London....continue...
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...