CECILIA MCDOWALL: Sacred Choral Music

CECILIA MCDOWALL: Sacred Choral Music

The Choir of Trinity College CambridgeAlexander Hamilton organStephen Layton conductor HYPERION CDA 68251 With this CD the discerning collector is once again in debt to Hyperion’s stimulating catalogue of contemporary choral repertoire, one enhanced by performances...
JOHN MCCABE: Requiem Sequence and other works

JOHN MCCABE: Requiem Sequence and other works

William Byrd Singers director Stephen WilkinsonNorthern Chamber Orchestra director Nicholas WardJohn McCabe piano PrimaFACIE  PFCD044 John McCabe (1939-2015) composer, virtuoso pianist and, from 1983 to 1990, director of the London College of Music, worked at a...
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphonies 4 & 6

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphonies 4 & 6

London Symphony OrchestraSir Antonio Pappano conductor LSO Live LSO 0867 Sir Antonio has been Music Director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden since 2002 and has a glowing reputation.  He also has a burgeoning career as guest conductor of many of the...
RONALD STEVENSON: As My Harp Sang Out of Darkness

RONALD STEVENSON: As My Harp Sang Out of Darkness

Jane Ford Lever Clarsach PRIMA FACIE PFCD139 This CD is specifically issued as a ‘balm for this troubled (Covid) era’ – or, the notes say – to send ‘a message of hope and comfort, and to be a light in the darkness during a difficult time’. Ronald Stevenson (1928-2015)...
GEOFFREY POOLE: A Pianist’s I Ching

GEOFFREY POOLE: A Pianist’s I Ching

Geoffrey Poole composer and pianist PrimaFACIE  PFCD150/151/152      I Ching is the most ancient of the classical Chinese texts, thought to be 3,000 years old. It contains the writings of many authors. It is intended to help individuals and...