Vaughan Williams: Sancta Civitas

Vaughan Williams: Sancta Civitas

SanctaCivitas - HillDona nobis pacem

David Hill Conductor
Matthew Brook (bar)
Christina Pier (sop)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Bach Choir

Sancta civitas

David Hill Conductor
Matthew Brook (bar)
Andrew Staples (ten)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Bach Choir
Winchester Cathedral Choristers
Winchester College Quiristers

Naxos Catalogue Number: 8 572424

Brahms Tragic Overture

Brahms Tragic Overture

brahms_symphoniesRiccardo Chailly’s recently released recordings of the Brahms symphonies with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra have won high praise from the industry, being awarded the “Recording of the Year” accolade by Gramophone magazine. The set features several works in addition to the symphonies, including the Tragic Overture.  One Deutsche Grammophon, catalogue number 478 5344DH3.

 

 

Brahms: A German Requiem

Brahms: A German Requiem

Two recordings featuring the same conductor come highly recommended:

  • brahms-req-jeg2John Eliot Gardiner Conductor, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Monteverdi Choir, Katharine Fuge (sop), Matthew Brook (bar), on the SDG label, catalogue number SDG706 (2012)
  • brahms-req-jegJohn Eliot Gardiner Conductor, the Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique,  Charlotte Margiono (sop), and Rodney Gilfry (bar) on the Classics label, catalogue number 432 140-4PH (1990)