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Nicholas Daniel (oboe & conductor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)
Britten Sinfonia, James MacMillan
[Daniel] tends to let the tempo slacken when the harmonic pulse slows down [on the Vaughan Williams]...it's hard to complain when that leaves more space for his consistently golden tone...MacMillan... — More…
Werner Güra (Evangelist), Johannes Weisser (bass arias/Christus), Andrew Redmon (Petrus), Johannes Schendel (Pilatus), Sunhae Im (soprano arias), Benno Schachtner (alto arias), Sebastian Kohlhepp (tenor arias), Fabienne Weiss (Ancilla), Minsub Hong (Servus)
Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, RIAS...
Clarity of sound and purpose distinguish [this] recording…woodwind are placed in front of the strings, allowing for exceptional detail in the turba choruses [while] the soloists sing throughout,... — More…
2 SACD + DVD
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Orlando Consort, Paul Hillier (director)
This collection has been programmed with considerable care. Machaut's glorious Messe de Nostre Dame forms its centre, both in terms of its musical substance and its famously provocative rhythmic... — More…