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Emily Benyon (flute)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley
John McCabe's Fourth Symphony, some half an hour in duration, has something Sibelian about its utterly inevitable, ever-evolving progress. Behind the frequently prodigal surface activity, one... — More…
Sopranos - Claire Booth, Ailish Tynan, Elizabeth Atherton
Mezzo-sopranos - Susan Bickley, Loré Lixenberg, Jean Rigby
Countertenors - James Bowman, Michael Chance, Andrew Watts
Tenors - Andrew Kennedy, Daniel Norman, Benjamin Hulett
Baritones - Stefan Loges, Roderick Williams,...
…anyone listening to these discs will find many things to savour… It is, inevitably an eclectic mix, but, as in any well-planned song recital, the progressions and juxtapositions are continually... — More…
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Louis Frémaux
There's a lot of French music in this set: earthy readings of Poulenc’s Gloria and Les biches alongside a host of rarities...Walton’s Bach-inspired ballet The Wise Virgins is fun, and there’s... — More…
John McCabe (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Austin
The most consistently fine and distinctive piece is Pilgrim - what is it about massed strings that so often brings out the best in English composers? The strings of the BBC Scottish sound as... — More…