2 CD / Launch Music / 2015-05-12Works: John Metcalf: Under Milk Wood, opera
Performers: Davies, Wyn; Donovan, Elizabeth; Howells, Helen Jane [Soprano Vocal]; Jeffers, Gweneth-Ann; Jones, Michael Douglas; Jones, Paul Carey; Lucas, Karina; Morris, Richard; Mulholl, Eamonn [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Davies, Wyn
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera
This new CD presents the first time that Dylan Thomas' "Under Milk Wood" has been used as a libretto. The cover artwork was provided by...continue...
Recording information: St German's Church, Cardiff (04/09/2014-04/10/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Signum Records / 2010-01-01Works: John Metcalf: Septet, for flute, clarinet, harp & string quartet; Llwybrau Cân (Paths of Song), for string quartet; Castell Dolbadarn, for harp & cello; Mapping Wales, for harp & string orchestra
Performers: Campbell, David; Davies, Philippa; Thomas, Nicola; Turner, Eleanor
Paths of Song is a new collection of works by leading Welsh contemporary composer John Metcalf. They explore a variety of engaging themes and ideas,...continue...
1 CD / Signum Records / 2010-01-01Works: John Metcalf: On Song, for saxophone quartet; Peter Reynolds: The Head of Brass, for narrator & saxophone quartet; Chris Petrie: Caneuon Cymru, for saxophone quartet; Hilary Tann: Some of the Silence...
Ensemble: Lunar Saxophone Quartet
Formed in 2002, the award winning Lunar Saxophone Quartet has developed a reputation for their commitment to composer/performer collaborations, leading to dozens of commissions from...continue...
Recording information: Ty Cerdd (06/28/2010-07/18/2010)....continue...
1 CD / Signum Records / 2007-01-01Works: John Metcalf: Paradise Haunts, for violin & orchestra; Three Mobiles, for soprano saxophone & string orchestra; In Time of Daffodils, for baritone & orchestra
Performers: Bowes, Thomas [Violin]; McChrystal, Gerard; Williams, Jeremy Huw
Conductors: Llewellyn, Grant
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
The three works on this disc span a period of twelve years of creative work. There are connections in the way that they were conceived...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2005-08-09Works: John Metcalf: Mapping Wales, for harp & string orchestra; Plain Chants, for chorus; Cello Symphony, for cello, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Clwyd, Lisa; Finch, Catrin; Platts, Justine; Wallfisch, Raphael [Cello]
Conductors: Christov, Raitscho; Boughton, William
Ensemble: Bulgarian Orpheus Chamber Ensemble; English Symphony Orchestra
John Metcalf is a leading Welsh composer. While his cultural roots are in the heart of Wales, his work has a broad international following and...continue...
1 CD / Lorelt / 2005-01-01Works: John Metcalf: Paradise Haunts, for violin & orchestra; Rest in Reason, Move in Passion..., for violin, cello & piano; Mountains Blue Like Sea, for cello & piano; Dance from Kafka's Chimp; Inner Lands...
Performers: Metcalf, John