Tristan Murail (b.1947): Le Partage des eaux; Contes cruels; Sillages / Netherlands Radio PO; BBC SO, Valade; Wiek Hijmans & Seth Josel, electric guitars
1 CD / Aeon / 2015-04-28Conductors: Valade, Pierre-Andre
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
With this second monograph in the catalogue, æon confirms its attachment to one of the principal representatives of spectral music in France and abroad. Tristan...continue...
Walton: Symphony No. 2; Cello Concerto; Improvisation on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten / Paul Watkins, cello; BBC SO; Edward Gardner
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2015-03-31Works: William Walton: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; Symphony no 2
Performers: Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]
Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony in late music of Sir William Walton. This release follows the successful recording of Walton's First Symphony and Violin...continue...
Recording information: Watford Colosseum....continue...
Pierre Boulez: The Complete Erato Recordings - Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Messiaen, Berio, Boulez, Carter et al. / Pierre Boulez; BBC SO; Chicago SO; Ensemble Intercontemporain et al.
14 CD / Erato / 2015-03-10Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Choeur de Radio-France ; Ensemble Intercontemporain; Les Percussions de Strasbourg ; London Symphony Orchestra; New Swingle Singers; O...
Exploring 20th century repertoire - both well-loved masterpieces and new discoveries - this 14-CD anthology reflectsthe diverse aesthetic strands of Pierre Boulez's programming over the...continue...
Havergal Brian: The Tigers, opera / Teresa Cahill, Alison Hargan, Marilyn Hill Smith, et al.; BBC SO & Chorus; Lionel Friend
3 CD / Testament / 2015-03-10Conductors: Friend, Lionel
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Testament presents the first CD release of Havergal Brian's opera The Tigers, taken from a 1983 recording made at its BBC Radio 3 studio première...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2014-12-09Conductors: Sargent, Sir Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
These works were originally recorded in 1956 and 1958....continue...
Karol Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3 "The Song of the Night"; Love Songs of Hafiz / Ben Johnson, tenor; BBC SO, Gardner
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2014-11-18Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner returns with the BBC Symphony Orchestra to the intoxicating orchestral music of Karol Szymanowski in their third disc devoted to the composer. Their...continue...
The Decline and Fall of Western Music - Orchestral Lieder of Wagner, Brahms, Mahler, Strauss & Schönberg / Flagstad, Miller, Merriman, Ferrier; Vienna PO; New York PO; BBC SO; Concertgebouw Orch.; Knappertsbusch, Walter et al.
2 CD / Widescreen / 2014-11-11Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans; Walter, Bruno; Van Beinum, Eduard; Sargent, Malcolm; Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Columbia Symphony Orchestra ; Concertgebouw Orchestra; New York Philharmonic Orchestra ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Singers Kirsten Flagstad, Mildred Miller, Nan Merriman, Kathleen Ferrier, Sena Jurinac and Dorothy Dow are featured in these historical recordings....continue...
John Tavener: Akhmatova Requiem / Elise Ross, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, sopranos; John Shirley-Quirk, bass-bar.; The Nash Ensemble; BBC SO; Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-11-11Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady ;
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; The Nash Ensemble
Tavener's avant-garde style of the seventies contrasts with the contemplative beauty of his later works, for which he is best known, yet he spirituality and...continue...