2 CD / Chandos Records / 1996-04-23Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Performers: Barclay, Yvonne; Best, Matthew [Bass Vocals]; Collins, Anne; Connell, John; Fryatt, John; Graham-Hall, John; Harrison, Ned; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocals]; Stephen, Pam...
Conductors: Hickox, Richard; Westrop, Stephen
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus
"Electrifying as their rivals are, the LSO singers seem just that much more arresting...the sense of total music-theatre is present throughout and it's excitingly laid...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1996-03-19Works: Edward Elgar: The Black Knight, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 25; Scenes From the Bavarian Highlands, songs (6) arranged for chorus & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27a
Conductors: Westrop, Stephen; Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Chorus
"Hickox heartfelt Black Knight is, as we've come to expect, astute and expertly shaded...a gorgeous wash of sound...id you've enjoyed the previous offerings in this...continue...