Browse: Tippett - A Child of Our Time
This page lists all recordings of A Child of Our Time by Michael Kemp Tippett (1905-98).
Indra Thomas (soprano), Mihoko Fujimura (mezzo), Steve Davislim (tenor) & Matthew Rose (bass)
London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis
From just about every point of view this is an improvement on Colin Davis's recent Dresden Staatskapelle A Child of Our Time… The soloists are more roundly convincing… and yet they still aren't... — More…
Limited Edition of 5000
Ben Heppner (Enée), Michelle DeYoung (Didon), Petra Lang (Cassandre), Sara Mingardo (Anna), Peter Mattei (Chorèbe), Stephen Milling (Narbal), Kenneth Tarver (Iopas), Toby Spence (Hylas), Alan Ewing (Priam), Guang Yang (Hécube), Isabelle Cals (Ascagne), Tigran Martirossian (Panthée), Bülent Bezdüz...
despite the film’s scrappy construction music and man emerge loud and clear. A “reluctant king” is Sir David Attenborough’s description. His baton, Mitsuko Uchida, the pianist, crisply says,... — More…
Ute Selbig (soprano), Nora Gubisch (mezzo), Jerry Hadley (tenor), Robert Holl (bass)
Staatskapelle Dresden, Sir Colin Davis
Sir Colin Davis paces the sombre orchestral opening with great deliberation, and when the chorus enter the words "on its dark side" are weightily emphasised. The recording is well managed, with... — More…
Faye Robinson (soprano), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Jon Garrison (tenor) & John Cheek (bass-baritone)
City of Birmingham Chorus & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Michael Tippett
The centenary of Sir Michael Tippett's birth saw a fair amount of critical agonising about whether he was, any longer, a composer for our time, or whether his time had passed. It's difficult... — More…
Jessye Norman, Janet Baker, Richard Cassilly, John Shirley-Quirk, Caryl Kelly, Kate Eckersley, Philip cave, Paul Cann
BBC Singers, BBC Choral Society, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Schola Cantorum, Colin Davis, Nicholas Cleobury
Catherine Malfitano, Bryn Terfel, Kenneth Riegel, Hanna Schwarz, Kim Begley, Christine Schäfer, Anne Sofie von Otter, Ryszard Karcykowski, Christiane Oelze (soprano), June Anderson (soprano), Philip Creech (tenor) & Bernd Weikl (baritone), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano), Dame...