1 CD / Onyx Classics / 2016-04-29Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony (Symphony no 2) (Original 1913 version); Symphony no 8 in D minor
Conductors: Manze, Andrew
Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
In 2012, conductor Andrew Manze's BBC Proms performances of several of Vaughan Williams's symphonies were a highlight of the season, drawing strong critical acclaim. On...continue...
Recording information: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England (03/29/2015-03/30/2015); Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England (10/2015)....continue...
Peter Racine Fricker (1920-1990): The Vision of Judgement; Symphony No. 5 / Jane Manning, soprano; Leeds Festival Chorus, Royal Liverpool PO; BBC SO, Charles Groves, Colin Davis
1 CD / Lyrita / 2016-03-11Works: Peter Racine Fricker: The Vision of Judgement, for soprano, tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 29; Symphony no 5 for organ & orchestra, Op. 74
Performers: Manning, Jane; Tear, Robert; Weir, Gillian
Conductors: Groves, Charles; Davis, Colin
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Racine Fricker was among the first composers in Britain to be influenced by the music of Béla Bartók, Arnold Schoenberg and Igor Stravinsky, assimilating...continue...
Recording information: BBC Broadcast (05/05/1976); BBC Broadcast (10/14/1980)....continue...
Michael Torke (b.1961): Concerto for Orchestra; Iphegenia, for six winds & two strings / Royal Liverpool PO; Univ. of Kansas Wind Ensemble
1 CD / Ecstatic Records / 2015-11-13Works: Michael Torke: Concerto for Orchestra; Oracle, for orchestra; Bliss, for wind ensemble; Iphegenia, ballet for 2 clarinet, 2 bassoon, 2 horns, cello & double bass
Conductors: Petrenko, Vasily; Smith, Mark Russell; Popiel, Paul W.; Owen, Richard, Jr.
Ensemble: Camerata New York; Quad City Symphony; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; University of Kansas Wind Ensemble
Four new works by the compelling American contemporary composer Michael Torke include the Concerto for Orchestra performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and conducted by...continue...
Recording information: Centennial Hall, Rock Island, IL (06/10/2013); John Kilgore Sound and Recording (06/10/2013); Lied Center, University of Kansas (06/10/2013); Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool (06/10...continue...