Britten: Peter Grimes / Alan Oke, Giselle Allen, Steuart Bedford, Robert Murray, Alexandra Hutton [2013 Aldeburgh Festival]
2 CD / Signum Records / 2013-08-27Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Performers: Oke, Alan; Richardson, Stephen [Bass Vocal]; Waddington, Henry
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart
Ensemble: Opera North Chorus
A landmark recording in Britten's Centenary Year. Following the recording sessions for this disc - made in Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, UK - the company performed...continue...
Recording information: Snape Maltings Concert Hall (06/07/2013/06/09/2013)....continue...
2 CD / Glyndebourne / 2009-03-31Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Cleverton, Anthony; Coleman-Wright, Peter; Kampe, Anja; Kerl, Torsten; Milne, Lisa; Sherratt, Brindley; Vale, Nathan; Vocal], Andrew Kennedy [Tenor; Waddington, Henry
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
With 'Fidelio', Beethoven found the perfect vehicle to express his lifelong commitment to liberty. The work exposes the reality that at any moment in the...continue...
1 CD / Opera Rara / 2006-05-09Works: Giovanni Pacini: Il Corsaro, opera; Stella di Napoli, opera; Il contestabile di Chester, opera; Cesare in Egitto, opera; Allan Cameron, opera; Saverio Mercadante: Elena da Feltre, opera; I Normanni a...
Performers: Cullagh, Majella; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Massis, Annick; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocal]; Polverelli, Laura; Tarver, Kenneth; Waddington, Henry; Wood, Roland [Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Parry, David
Mercadante and Pacini were, in the first place, very close contemporaries, born only five months apart. Both composers, though they may have begun as imitators...continue...