Britten - Canticles I-V - CD




All five of Benjamin Britten's Canticles (a term he used for extended songs for solo or ensemble voices), performed live at the Wigmore Hall 30.11.12. Mark Padmore (tenor), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), Julius Drake (piano), Lucy Wakeford (harp) & Richard Watkins (horn). Wigmore Hall Live, 2013. BBC Music Magazine 4-star review Jan. 2014 & Shortlisted for the Solo Vocal category, Gramophone Awards 2014.

Canticle I - "My Beloved is Mine and I am His" op.40 - Julius Drake & Mark Padmore

Canticle II - Abraham & Isaac op.51 - Julius Drake, Iestyn Davies & Mark Padmore

Canticle V - The Death of St. Narcissus op.89 - Lucy Wakeford & Mark Padmore

Canticle IV - The Journey of the Magi op.86 - Julius Drake, Marcus Farnsworth, Iestyn Davies & Mark Padmore

Canticle III - Still falls the rain op.55 - Richard Watkins, Julius Drake & Mark Padmore