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Ian Bostridge (tenor), Antonio Pappano (piano), Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Adam Walker (flute), Lawrence Power (viola), Michael Collins (clarinet)
Five songs from Finzi’s incomparable Let us Garlands Bring see the tenor’s head voice floating sympathetically through the melismatic vowels and ever-shifting metres of Finzi’s most sensitive... — More…
Tasmin Little (violin), John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
Finzi began work on his Concerto for small orchestra and solo violin in 1925, dedicating it to Sybil Eaton, a talented young violinist and the object of the 24-year-old composer's unrequited... — More…
A Christmas Anthology
Julia Doyle (soprano), Roderick Williams (baritone) & Mark Williams (organ and piano)
City of London Choir & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Hilary Davan Wetton
The gem here is Finzi's In terra pax… From late in Finzi's life, it is suffused with English pastoral yearning, and baritone Roderick Williams sings beautifully in the outer sections. — More…
Roderick Williams (baritone), Iain Burnside (piano)
You would have to look hard for a better introduction to Finzi… The songs are the core of his achievement… Roderick Williams's elegant and delicate performances reveal the heart of this music... — More…
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
Scottish National Orchestra, Bryden Thomson
The Cello Concerto is arguably Finzi's finest work, written at the very end of his life under the stress of knowing he was terminally ill. At just under 40 minutes it's planned on a massive scale.
The... — More…
Amy Dickson (saxophones), Thomas Gould (violin), Tom Poster (piano) & Nicolas Fleury (French horn).
Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon
There are lissom performances of Finzi’s pastoral miniatures Prelude, Romance and A Severn Rhapsody, and conductor Nicholas Collon shapes the Three Soliloquies from Love’s Labour’s Lost with... — More…
Andrew Marriner (clarinet), Piers Lane (piano)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, English Chamber Orchestra, Neville Marriner, Nicholas Daniel
Andrew Marriner is a flexible interpreter who brings out both the light and the shade in this work. The Eclogue, here played by a sensitive Piers Lane, is the wistfully pastoral middle movement... — More…