Foulds - World Requiem, A - 2 CDs




"A World Requiem", op.60, was written by John Foulds to commemorate the fallen of the First World War, & first performed on Armistice Night 1923: this is the first full recording. Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Stuart Skelton (tenor) & Gerald Finley (baritone) with the Trinity Boys Choir, Crouch End Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Chorus, BBC Symphony Chorus & BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein. Chandos, 2007. 3-star review, BBC Music Magazine, Feb 2008