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Grace Davidson (soprano), Stephen Kennedy (baritone), Hila Plitmann (spoken Hebrew) & Christopher Glynn (piano)
The Eric Whitacre Singers, Laudibus, The King’s Singers & Pavão Quartet, Eric Whitacre
'The Stolen Child'...is the most immediately impressive. Here Whitacre deftly weaves the entreating faerie voices of Yeats's poem with that of the 'human child'...The burgeoning crescendo which... — More…
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Renee Fleming (soprano), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Anna Netrebko (soprano), Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Elina Garanca (mezzo), Andrea Bocelli (tenor), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Juan Diego Florez (tenor), Jose Carreras (tenor), Angela Gheorghiu...
Contemporary choral riches from the Hyperion catalogue
Polyphony, Schola Cantorum of Oxford, Holst Singers, Wells Cathedral Choir, Tonus Peregrinus, The Choir of Royal Holloway, The Choir of Westminster Cathedral, The Choir of Westminster Abbey, The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Stephen Layton, James Burton, Matthew Owens, Antony Pitts, Rupert...
Leslie De’Ath (piano), Carol Bauman (percussion)
Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison
...a choir long on experience and comfortable in its own collective skin. The mainly vibrato-less singing is warmly blended, with spot-on pitching, and a welcome focus on elucidating text and... — More…
Beth Mackay (mezzo-soprano) & Natasha Tyrwhitt-Drake (organ scholar)
Choir of Merton College, Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas & Peter Phillips (directors)
The 18 uninterrupted minutes of Copland's a cappella In the Beginning are a major test of any choir's stamina and concentration, and it's one the Mertonians pass with confidence...[Beth Mackay]... — More…