Robert Worby presents Hugh Wood's 80th birthday concert, recorded recently at the Bath Festival. Also includes 20x12 commissions by Emily Howard, Michael Wolters and David Bruce.
Robert Worby presents composer Hugh Wood's 80th birthday concert recorded recently at the Bath Festival. Also includes 20x12 commissions by Emily Howard, Michael Wolters and David Bruce.
b 27 June 1932
String Quartet No 2
New Work for solo piano (BBC Commission - world premiere)
Joanna MacGregor (piano)
Emily Howard - Zatopek!
commissioned by Second Movement
Michael Wolters - The Voyage
commissioned by Stan's Cafe
David Bruce - Fire
commissioned by The Opera Group.
String Quartet no 2 (1970)
Ballade (world premiere)
Joanna MacGregor - piano
Horn Trio (1989)
Francesca Barritt - violin, Anna Douglass - horn, Masahiro Yamaguchi - piano
Selma Dimitirijevic - Libretto, John McMunn - Tenor (Emil Zatopek), Wendy Dawn Thompson - Mezzo Soprano (Dana), Kris Belligh - Baritone (Schade), Toby Girling - Baritone (Chataway), Rosie Coad - Soprano (Commentator), Susanne Dymott - Contralto (Mother), Peter Brathwaite - Baritone (Mimoun), Members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Members of Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir, Clark Rundell conductor
Salisbury Community Choir, Horns Aloud French Horn Quartet
Suzanna Purkis - Mezzo Soprano, Michelle Holloway - Recorder, Kathryn Bennetts - Recorder, Peter Bowman - Recorder, Sebastiano Dessanay - Double Bass, Ensemble recorders - Sarah Langdon, Clare Murphy, Kate Rose, Charlotte Hiller, Ben Rose, Maryanne Coughlan, Kathryn Harris, Emily Bannister, Dan Watson - Conductor, James Yarker - Libretto
- Sat 16 Jun 2012 22:15