T he BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s inaugural Composer in Residence, Guto Pryderi Puw (b.1971) studied composition with John Pickard, Andrew Lewis and...

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Nigel Robson (tenor), Jakob Lindberg (lute), Jakob Lindberg (chitarrone), Christopher Wilson (chitarrone), Michael Chance (counter-tenor), Ian Watson...

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano). DG, 2014. Recorded 17/3/14, Funkhaus Berlin. BBC Music Magazine 3-star review, Oct. 2014

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Operatic & concert overtures by Hector Berlioz performed by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yoav Talmi, with Sidney Green (cor...

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Pro Cantione Antiqua, Bruno Turner & Mark Brown. Alto, 2012. Palestrina - Missa Aeterna Christi Munera Hymn: Aeturna Christi...

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Favourite Neopolitan songs sung by Giuseppe di Stefano with various orchestras in the 1950s-60s. Alto, 2013. Bixio – Lolita; Parlami d'amore...

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Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) R.P.O & Leningrad Philharmonic, conducted by Adrian Boult & Gennadi Rozhdestvensky. Alto, 2014.

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Nicholas Daniel (oboe) with the Britten Oboe Quartet in a tribute to the great oboist Janet Craxton (1929-81), his ‘beloved teacher’ and...

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Wiener Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Warner reissue, 2012.

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Great Welsh harpist Osian Ellis, plus Marie-Claire Jamet (harp), the Melos Ensemble, & Orchestre de Chambre Paul Kuentz de Paris. Alto, 2012:...

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Henryk Górecki’s string quartets, all commissions from the Kronos Quartet of San Francisco in the 1980s. Royal String Quartet. Hyperion, 2011. BBC...

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Carolyn Sampson showcases works written for 18th century soprano Marie Fel, who Voltaire called his ‘adorable nightingale’. She held a generation...

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