2 CD / Musical Concepts / 2008-10-14Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora, HWV 68
Performers: Fleet, Edgar; Forrester, Maureen; Harper, Heather; Lawrenson, John; Lehane, Maureen; Lester, Harold; Young, Alexander
Conductors: ; Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: AmorArtis Chamber Choir; English Chamber Orchestra
Theodora was a favorite with Handel himself. This Classic Vanguard account is traditional in style and is directed by an understanding and intelligent Handelian, Johannes...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 1995-06-13Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Aronowitz, Cecil; Ballardie, Quintin; Beers, Adrian; Brown, James; Burgess, Russell; Farrell, Timothy; Gatt, Martin; Graeme, Peter; Harper, Heather; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Hill, Jen...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
"Britten characteristically refuses to follow any set tradition, whether baroque, Victorian or whatever, and, with greater extremes of tempo than is common (often strikingly fast),...continue...