London Mozart Players

The Classical Piano Concerto – Howard Shelley records Johann Baptist Cramer for Hyperion

This is a welcome continuation of Howard Shelley’s exploration of Cramer’s Piano Concertos. Shelley’s excellent recording of Nos.4 & 5 showed the composer at the height of his powers, Acclaimed also as a virtuoso pianist, Cramer’s reputation is said to have been as great as that of Beethoven.  Those two works were from 1804 and […]

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Premiere recording of Hubert Parry’s Judith – Sarah Fox, Toby Spence, Kathryn Rudge, Henry Waddington, Crouch End Festival Chorus, London Mozart Players/William Vann [Chandos]

This Chandos release is the recording debut of an oratorio that was an immediate hit at its first outings in 1888 (starting in Birmingham, then doing the rounds of the UK), and the fact that the performance of Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry’s Judith at the Royal Festival Hall in April 2019 (on which this

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