Featured Artist

A former Mackerras Conducting Fellow at English National Opera and founder of the Orion Orchestra, of which he remains Principal Guest Conductor, Toby Purser has been appointed Head of Conducting at London’s Royal College of Music.

New Recording

Fiona Kimm sings Lady Vernon and Angela Simkin sings Dorcas in Sullivan’s Haddon Hall with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John Andrews, now available on Dutton Vocalion CD. Fiona Kimm also sings Widow Jackson in Cellier’s Captain Billy and Lady Bushey in Ford’s Mr Jericho.

New Recording

Stephen Gadd sings Richard Blackford’s Pietà with the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Carr, now available on Nimbus Alliance CD.

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