Browse: Britten - Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op. 22
This page lists all recordings of Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op. 22 by Benjamin Britten (1913-76).
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Sir Antonio Pappano (piano), Xuefei Yang (guitar)
[Bostridge] has surely done nothing finer than this immaculately recorded new release. He is superbly partnered by Antonio Pappano, whose balancing of textures and beauty of touch sometimes surpass... — More…
Malcolm Martineau (piano), Allan Clayton (tenor), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo), Nicky Spence (tenor), Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Benedict Nelson (baritone), Elizabeth Atherton (soprano), Robin Tritschler (tenor)
It's good to hear four quite different tenors responding to the song-cycles written for Peter Pears, and recreating each one in a totally distinctive way. Allan Clayton's feisty tenor takes on... — More…
Peter Pears (tenor), Dennis Brain (horn), Benjamin Britten (piano)
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Eugene Goossens
Peter Pears has perhaps never done anything finer than his performance of Winter Words...[He] has a voice of unmistakeable individuality and one which he has made responsive to all demands on... — More…
Sviatoslav Richter (piano), Mark Lubotsky (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Julius Katchen (piano), Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Barry Tuckwell (horn), Alexander Murray (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet),...
Heather Harper (soprano), Neil Mackie (tenor) & Barry Tuckwell (horn), Jill Gomez (soprano), Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano), Jane Salmon (cello) & Melvyn Tan (harpsichord), Peter Pears (tenor) & Benjamin Britten (piano), Robert Tear (tenor) & Sir Philip Ledger (piano), Felicity Lott...
Basically, every fan of Britten and anyone interested in setting words to music should covet this set...[Pears] is at his peak in the nicely restored 1942 mono recording of the Seven Sonnets... — More…
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano), Dennis Brain (horn), Peter Pears (Peter Quint), David Hemmings (Miles), Arda Mandikian (Miss Jessel), Olive Dyer (Flora), Jennifer Vyvyan (Governess), Norma Procter (alto), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Josephine Veasey (Hermia), Benjamin Luxon (Owen...
so astute is his characterization and formidable his musical intelligence that he is able to portray the comic flavour of Albert Herring with as much conviction as the haunting melancholy of... — More…
Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)