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 Offer Handel: Saul

Christopher Purves (Saul), Sarah Connolly (David), Robert Murray (Jonathan), Elizabeth Atherton (Merab), Joélle Harvey (Michal), Mark Dobell (High Priest), Jeremy Budd (Witch of Endor) & Stuart Young (Ghost of Samuel)

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

the choruses are always beautifully contoured, as is the incisive playing of The Sixteen's house band. Christopher Purves and Sarah Connolly all but steal the show: Purves's splenetic Saul is... More…

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3 CDs

($31.50)$23.75

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 Offer Handel: Messiah

Carolyn Sampson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mark Padmore, Christopher Purves

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Three of the four outstanding soloists - fine Handelians all - cut their teeth in the choir, and Catherine Wyn-Rogers has been a regular soloist. Crucially they don't stand apart, regally dispensing... More…

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3 CDs

($21.25)$15.75

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Mozart: The Magic Flute

Barry Banks (Tamino), Rebecca Evans (Pamina), Elizabeth Vidal (Queen of the Night), Simon Keenlyside (Papageno), John Tomlinson (Sarastro), Lesley Garrett (Papagena), John Graham-Hall (Monostatos)

Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

Of all repertoire operas, none gains more than The Magic Flute from performance in the language of the audience. Musically, the performance is hard to fault. Articulation is light and buoyant,... More…

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2 CDs

$20.50

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 Offer Handel: Finest Arias for Base Voice

Christopher Purves (bass)

Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen

one to treasure both for the sensitive and well-sustained singing of Christopher Purves and for the wonderfully wide expressive range of Handel's music...Purves has an acute ear, serving well... More…

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CD

($15.50)$12.40

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 New Lutosławski: Vocal and Orchestral Works

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Toby Spence (tenor), Christopher Purves (baritone), Louis Lortie (piano), Paul Watkins (cello), Tasmin Little (violin), Michael Collins (clarinet)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner

5 CDs

$50.25

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 Offer Handel: Messiah

Lucy Crowe (soprano), Tim Mead (counter-tenor), Andrew Staples (tenor), Christopher Purves (baritone)

Le Concert d’Astrée Orchestre et Chœur, Emmanuelle Haïm

Haïm herself proves broadly sensitive to tempo...and balance has been excellently managed in what is a resonant acoustic. Le Concert d’Astrée's chorus numbers 20...they also keep light on their... More…

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2 CDs

($16.50)$13.25

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George Benjamin: Written on Skin

and Duet for piano and orchestra

Christopher Purves (The Protector), Barbara Hannigan (Agnès), Bejun Mehta (First Angel/Boy), Victoria Simmonds (Second Angel/Marie), Allan Clayton (Third Angel/John), Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, George Benjamin

[Purves] expresses a brooding pride and menace that makes your skin crawl. [Hannigan] makes an electrifying transformation from doe-like submissiveness to sexual predator, and the powerfully... More…

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2 CDs

$16.75

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 Offer Allegri: Miserere

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

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($13.25)$10.25

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 Offer Lamenti

Rolando Villazón (tenor), Natalie Dessay (soprano), Simon Wall (tenor), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor) & Christopher Purves (baritone), Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Véronique Gens (soprano), Christopher Purves (baritone), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Patrizia Ciofi (soprano),...

This all-star cast includes the ravishing Natalie Dessay as Monteverdi's forsaken nymph, Véronique Gens, a proud, desolate Ariadne, and Joyce DiDonato, who sings Octavia's farewell with extraordinary... More…

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($12.00)$9.50

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Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, Crown Imperial & Orb and Sceptre

Christopher Purves (baritone)

Huddersfield Choral Society, Leeds Philharmonic Chorus, English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel

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$7.75

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