3 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-24Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orpheus and Eurydice; Orfeo ed Euridice; Johannes Brahms: Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1; German folk songs (49) for voice & piano, WoO 33; Edward Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius; Ma...
Performers: Baillie, Isobel; Duval, Nel; Koeman, Greet; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth
Conductors: Walter, Bruno; Karajan, Herbert von; Bruck, Charles
Described as a 'legend in her own lifetime', Kathleen Ferrier rose form obscurity to become one of the most sough-after contraltos of the 20th century....continue...
3 CD / Hyperion / 1993-06-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Ottone
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Denley, Catherine; George, Michael; McFadden, Claron; Smith, Jennifer [Vocals]; Visse, Dominique [Countertenor Vocal]
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: King's Consort
'Ottone is, even for Handel, unusually rich in lovely, heartrending arias' (The Times)
'Everywhere, the dexterity and resource of Robert King's Consort lend enchantment' (The...continue...