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Handel: English Arias from Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus, Solomon / James Bowman, countertenor
Handel: English Arias from Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus, Solomon / James Bowman, countertenor

1 CD / Hyperion / 2013-01-08

Works: George Frederick Handel: The Choice of Hercules; Esther; Saul; Belshazzar; Theodora; Judas Maccabaeus; Solomon
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Gritton, Susan
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: The King's Consort

This mid-priced Hyperion reissue offers a comprehensive program of Handel's arias from such famous English oratorios as Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus and Solomon. The world-famous...continue...
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Handel: Messiah / Spinosi/Ensemble Matheus, Gritton, Horak, Pollmann [DVD]
Handel: Messiah / Spinosi/Ensemble Matheus, Gritton, Horak, Pollmann [DVD]

1 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2010-09-28

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Boesch, Florian; Croft, Richard; Gritton, Susan; Horak, Cornelia; Mehta, Bejun; Pollmann, Martin
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe
Ensemble: Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Ensemble Matheus

To mark the 250th anniversary of Handel's death, Vienna's Theater an der Wien realized a truly extraordinary project: the staging of 'Messiah', the composer's most...continue...
Run Time: 154 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
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Handel: Messiah / Spinosi/Ensemble Matheus, Gritton, Horak, Pollmann [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Messiah / Spinosi/Ensemble Matheus, Gritton, Horak, Pollmann [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / C Major Video / 2010-09-28

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Boesch, Florian; Croft, Richard; Gritton, Susan; Horak, Cornelia; Mehta, Bejun; Pollmann, Martin
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe
Ensemble: Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Ensemble Matheus

To mark the 250th anniversary of Handel's death, Vienna's Theater an der Wien realized a truly extraordinary project: the staging of 'Messiah', the composer's most...continue...
Run Time: 154 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French, S...continue...
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Susan Gritton Sings Britten, Finzi, Delius
Susan Gritton Sings Britten, Finzi, Delius

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2010-04-27

Works: Gerald Finzi: Dies Natalis, cantata for soprano (or tenor) & string orchestra, Op. 8; Benjamin Britten: Les Illuminations; Chansons Françaises (4), for voice & orchestra; Frederick Delius: A Lat...
Performers: Gritton, Susan
Conductors: Gardner, Edward

"Gritton's performance [of Les illuminations) is lustrous and joyous, a precociously talented young man's music brilliantly presented." -The Guardian ****

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Recording information: Studio 1, Maida Vale Studios, Delaware Road, London (11/20/2009-11/22/2009)....continue...
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Her Song - Orchestral Songs and Arias / Susan Gritton, Martyn Brabbins, BBC Concert Orchestra
Her Song - Orchestral Songs and Arias / Susan Gritton, Martyn Brabbins, BBC Concert Orchestra

1 CD / Dutton Laboratories / 2009-09-08

Works: Edward Elgar: The Torch, Op. 60, no 1; The Wind at Dawn; Pleading, Op. 48; Like to the Damask Rose; The Shepherd's Song, Op. 16, no 1; Song Cycle, Op. 59; Grania and Diarmid, Op. 42; The Kingdom, ora...
Performers: Fleming, Cynthia; Gritton, Susan
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra

Susan Gritton's solo recital with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Martyn Brabbins is focused on orchestral songs by Elgar and John Ireland. This enchanting and...continue...
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Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al
Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2009-04-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; MEDLEY; Alcina; Ariodante; Atalanta; Giulio Cesare; Tamerlano; Il Floridante, HWV 14; Muzio Scevola, HWV 13; Jep...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bumbry, Grace; Domingo, Placido; Fleming, Renee; Fuller, Albert; Gritton, Susan; Horne, Marilyn [Me...
Conductors: Rose, Barry; Minkowski, Marc; Viotti, Marcello; Bonynge, Richard; Bicket, Harry; McCreesh, Paul; Curtis, Alan; Dunn, Thomas; Gardiner, John Eliot; Boult, Adrian; Preston, Simon; Mackerras, Charles; L...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Baroque Chamber Orchestra; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; Cappella Coloniensis; Dresden Staatskapelle; English B...

This 2-CD set celebrates the 250th anniversary of Handel's death and includes selections from Handel's most beautiful operas, oratorios, arias and choruses. This definitive greatest...continue...
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Handel: Messiah [Hybrid SACD] [includes DVD]
Handel: Messiah [Hybrid SACD] [includes DVD]

2 CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2007-10-09

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Gritton, Susan; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Davis, Colin

To create what became his most popular oratorio, Handel chose Biblical excerpts telling the story of Christ's birth, death and resurrection. In this 2006 live...continue...
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Haydn: The Complete Mass Edition / Hickox, et al
Haydn: The Complete Mass Edition / Hickox, et al

8 CD / Chandos Records / 2007-02-13

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Mass for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in B flat major ("Theresienmesse"), H. 22/12; Missa brevis St. Joannis de Deo, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in B flat major...
Performers: Anderson, Lorna; Argenta, Nancy; Denley, Catherine; Gritton, Susan; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Stephen, Pamela Helen; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]; Watson, Ian; Watson, Janice; Winter, Louise
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90; Collegium Musicum 90 Choir

The combination of ideal, sympathetic soloists and the combined Collegium Musicum 90 choral and orchestral forces led the way to an enormously successful series, which...continue...
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Handel: Saul / McCreesh, Scholl, Padmore, Davies, Gritton
Handel: Saul / McCreesh, Scholl, Padmore, Davies, Gritton

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 2004-04-13

Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Argenta, Nancy; Clarkson, Julian; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Gritton, Susan; Jones, Susan Hemington; Lemalu, Jonathan; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Phillips, Tom ...
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Gabrieli Players
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Purcell: Complete Sacred Music / King, King's Consort, et al
Purcell: Complete Sacred Music / King, King's Consort, et al

11 CD / Hyperion / 2002-12-01

Works: Henry Purcell: O sing unto the Lord, anthem for soprano, alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z; O praise God in His holiness, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins,...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Bowes, Tim; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Burrowes, Connor; Campbell, Colin; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Daniels, Charles; Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; Evans, Robert; Fi...
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: The King's Consort

"In preparing these performances, King has taken full account of the historical circumstances at the Chapel Royal in the reign of King Charles II. I...continue...
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Handel: The Choice of Hercules / King, Gritton, Blaze, et al
Handel: The Choice of Hercules / King, Gritton, Blaze, et al

1 CD / Hyperion / 2002-05-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: The Choice of Hercules, oratorio, HWV 69; Maurice Greene: Hearken Unto Me, Ye Holy Children, anthem for soloists, chorus & ensemble
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Coote, Alice; Daniels, Charles; Gritton, Susan; Harvey, Peter Harvey
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: King's Consort

"First of all, let's escape the trap into which so many catalog listings fall: 'The Choice of Hercules' is NOT the same as 'Hercules'. King...continue...
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Haydn: Missa Cellensis, Missa sunt bona mixta malis / Hickox
Haydn: Missa Cellensis, Missa sunt bona mixta malis / Hickox

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2001-06-26

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa Cellensis, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in C major ("Cantata Mass"), H. 22/5; Missa Sunt Bona Mixta Malis, for chorus & organ in D minor, H. 22/2
Performers: Gritton, Susan; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Stephen, Pamela Helen; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90

"...[The "Missa Cellensis"] is pervaded by the brilliant C major sonority of trumpets and timpani, served up with the young Haydn's typical confidence and verve....continue...
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Handel: Theodora / McCreesh, Gritton, Bickley, Blaze, et al
Handel: Theodora / McCreesh, Gritton, Bickley, Blaze, et al

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2000-09-12

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Bickley, Susan; Blaze, Robin; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Gritton, Susan; Smith, Angus
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players

"...For one of the better cast line-ups, for superior interpretation, for greatest textual fullness, and for overall stylistic and musical satisfaction, it is pretty clearly...continue...
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Handel: Solomon / McCreesh, Scholl, Gabrieli Consort
Handel: Solomon / McCreesh, Scholl, Gabrieli Consort

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1999-07-20

Works: George Frederick Handel: Solomon
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Bickley, Susan; Dam-Jensen, Inger; Gritton, Susan; Hagley, Alison [Soprano Vocals]; Harvey, Peter Harvey; Scholl, Andreas

This new recording of "Solomon" presents for the first time the full, uncut, original version. The title role is sung by countertenor Andreas Scholl, who...continue...
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Handel: The Occasional Oratorio / King, King's Consort
Handel: The Occasional Oratorio / King, King's Consort

2 CD / Hyperion / 1995-04-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; George, Michael [Vocals]; Gritton, Susan; Milne, Lisa
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: New College Choir, Oxford
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Handel: Deborah / King, Kenny, Gritton, King's Consort
Handel: Deborah / King, Kenny, Gritton, King's Consort

2 CD / Hyperion / 1993-12-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Deborah, HWV 51
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Campbell, Colin; Denley, Catherine; George, Michael [Vocals]; Gritton, Susan; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Milhofer, Mark; Peacock, Adrian
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: New College Choir, Oxford

'An important addition to the Handel discography. Handelians will revel in its rediscovery' (The Sunday Times)

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