Vocal CD's we've listened to

Vocal Recitals (Multiple composers per disc)
CD reviews from Planet Hugill of multiple composer vocal recitals with separate pages for single-composer discs, and for multiple-composer miscellaneous orchestra, choral and chamber music.
  • Songs of Vain Glory - Sophie Bevan, Sebastian Wybrew; Wigmore Hall Live
  • Two Little Words - Felicity Palmer, Simon Lepper; Resonus Classics 
  • Echo & Espoir - Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Halevy, Auber, Berlioz, Meyerbeer, Herold, Weber/Berlioz; Joyce El-Khoury, Michael Spyres, The Hallé, Carlo Rizzi; Opera Rara
  • Parfums - Ravel, Debussy/Adams, Britten, Koechlin, Duparc; Christiane Karg, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, David Afkham; Berlin Classics 
  • Stravaganza d'Amore! - Raphael Pichon, Pygmalion - Harmonia Mundi 
  • Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven - concert arias - Sophie Bevan, The Mozartists, Ian Page; Signum Classics
  • Decades: A Century of song 1820-1830 - Schubert, Glinka, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Niedermeyer, Loewe, Bellini; Anush Hovhannisyan, Sarah Connolly, John Mark Ainsley, Robin Tritschler, Luis Gomes, Christopher Maltman, Malcolm Martineau; Vivat 
  • Heimat - Schubert, Brahms, Wolf, Reger, Schreker and Strauss (Adolf and Richard), Poulenc, Britten, RVW, Sir Henry Bishop, Warlock, Ireland; Benjamin Appl, James Baillieu; Sony Classical
  • Virgin & Child - Tallis, Taverner, White, Sheppard, Fayrfax - Contrapunctus, Owen Rees; Signum Classics 
  • Queen Mary's Big Belly - Philip von Wilder, William Mundy, Christopher Tye, Thomas Tallis, John Sheppard; Galicantus; Signum Classics 
  • Homeward Bound, songs and folk-song arrangements - Angus Benton, Malcolm Archer, Karen Wills, Gareth Hulse, Julia Desbruslais; Convivium Records 
  • Farinelli - A Portrait - Riccardo Broschi, Geminiano Giacomelli, Nicola Porpora, Leonardo Leo, Handel; Ann Hallenberg, Les Talens Lyriqes, Christophe Rousset; Aparte Music 
  • Gounod, Delibes, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, traditional, Soloviev-Sedoy - Aida Garifullina, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Cornelius Meister; DECCA
  • Music for Twelfth Night & Richard III arr. Claire van Kampen; Musicians of Shakespeare's Globe; Globe Music 
  • Sonnets - Britten, Brahms, Liszt, Parry, Schubert; Ben Johnson, Graham Johnson; Champs Hill Records 
  • Dragon Voices: The giant Celtic horns of Ancient Europe; John Kenny; Delphian
  • Vivaldi, Handel - Gabriella di Laccio, Musica Antiqua Clio, Fernando Cordella - Drama Music 
  • Voices of London - Yiu, Lark, Ross, Atkins, Purcell, Holst, Corp, Walton, Sherwin; Jennifer Witton, Elizabeth Lynch, Nick Allen, Piran Legge; 
  • Come all ye songsters - Purcell, Draghi, Corbetta, Simpson; Carolyn Sampson, Elizabeth Kenny, Jonathan Manson, Laurence Cummings; Wigmore Hall Live 
  • Nocturnal Variations - Schubert, Berg, Mahler, Britten; Ruby Hughes, Joseph Middleton; Champs Hill Records 
  • Heinrich Heine settings by Grieg, Anton Rubinstein, Felix Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Schumann; Benjamin Appl, James Baillieu; Champs Hill Records 
  • Rêves d'Espagne - Ibert, Shostakovich, Albeniz, Dørumsgaard, Granados, Ravel; Henk Neven, Hans Eijsackers; Onyx 
  • Handel's Favourite Tenor - Handel, Boyce, Arne - Allan Clayton, Mary Bevan, Orchestra of Classical Opera, Ian Page; Signum Classics 
  • Purcell, Abrams, Brahms, Wolf, Rorem, McNeff - Clare McCaldin, Catriona Scott, Libby Burgess; Champs Hill Records 
  • Schubert, Schreker, Korngold - Anne Schwanewilms, Charles Spencer; Capriccio
  • The 1810s in song - Volume 1 of Vivat's Decades
  • Songs to the Moon - Peter Warlock, Brahms, Schumann, Samuel Barber, Elizabeth Maconchy, Joseph Szulc, Mompou, Saint-Saens, Debussy, Chausson, Hahn, Duparc, Massenet, Faure - Myrthen Ensemble; Signum Classics 
  • Schubert - Shepherd on the Rock - Elena Xanthoudakis, Jason Xanthoudakis, Clemens Leske; Signum Classics
  • Verdi, Puccini, Gounod - Saimir Pirgu, Speranza Scappucci, Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale; Opus Arte
  • Duets - Lucy Crowe, William Berger, Iain Burnside; Delphian Records
  • The origin of adjustable things - Joanna Wallfisch, Dan Tepfer; SSC
  • Musica e Poesia - Respighi, Martucci, Ponchielli, Liszt - Rosa Feola, Iain Burnside - Rosenblatt Recitals/Opus Arte
  • I heard you Singing: English Song - Ben Johnson, James Baillieu - Rosenblatt Recitals/Opus Arte
  • Journey - Paul Phoenix, Apollo5; Edition Peters
  • This Other Eden - Kitty Whately, Joseph Middleton, Kevin Whately, Madelaine Newton, Navarra Quartet; Champs Hill
  • Musical evenings with the Stankov Ensemble - Holst, Clarke, Hovhanness, Spohr - Stankov Ensemble
  • Minstrelles with Straunge Sounds - Rose Consort of Viols, Clare Wilkinson; Delphian
  • Bel canto arias - Jesus Leon, Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Toby Purser; Opus Arte 
  • Till the stars fall - RVW, Holst, Quilter, Butterworth, Finzi, Elgar, Parry, traditional and folk-songs - Matthew Long, Malcolm Martineau, Rufus Miller, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ben Parry; JSK Music 
  • Heroique - Rossini, Verdi, Berlioz, Meyerbeer, Gounod, Reyer, Massenet, Bruneau, Rabaud - Bryan Hymel, Emmanuel Villaume, PFK - Prague Philharmonia, Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno; Warner Classics
  • Amores Pasados - John Paul Jones, Peter Warlock, Thomas Campion, Tony Banks, EJ Moeran, Picforth, Sting - John Potter, Ana Maria Friman, Jacob Heringman, Ariel Abramovich; ECM
  • Populaires - Amel Brahim-Djelloul, Nicolas Jouve; Eloquentia  
  • Surrender - Ilona Domnich, Leo Nucci, Southbank Sinfonia, Simon Over; Signum Classics 
  • Fleurs - Carolyn Sampson, Joseph Middleton; BIS 
  • The French Collection -  Piotr Beczala, Diana Damrau, Orchestre de l'opera national de Lyon, Alain Altinoglu; Deutsche Gramphon
  • Flow my tears - Iestyn Davies, Thomas Dunford, Jonathan Manson; Wigmore Hall Live
  • You Mean the World to Me - Jonas Kaufmann, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jochen Rieder; Sony
  • The Medici Castrato - Raffaele Pe, Chiara Granata, David Miller; Glossa
  • No Exceptions, No Exemptions - Great War Songs - Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau; Signum Classics
  • A Royal Trio - Handel, Bononcini, Ariosti - Lawrence Zazzo, La Nuova Musica, David Bates; Harmonia Mundi
  • Porpora il maestro - Franco Fagioli, Academia Montis Regalis, Alessandro De Marchi; Naive
  • Meditation - Elina Garanca; Deutsche Gramophon
  • La belle excentrique - Patricia Petibon, Susan Manoff; Deutsche Gramophon
  • Mozart - Desperate Heroines - Sandrine Piau, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Ivor Bolton; Naive
  • Cecilia Bartoli in St Petersburg - Cecilia Bartoli, I Barocchisti, Diego Fasolis; DECCA
  • Handel arias - Alice Coote, The English Concert, Harry Bickett; Hyperion
  • The Voice of Isobel Baillie - Heritage Records 
  • Chanson d'Avril - Nicole Cabell, Craig Terry; Delos
  • Voice of Hope - Pumeza Matshikiza; Decca
  • Love said to me.. - Caroline MacPhie, Joseph Middleton; Stone Records
  • Lamento - Romina Basso and Latinitas Nostra; Naive
  • Rossini Arias - Lawrence Brownlee, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian: Deloshttp://www.planethugill.com/2014/04/juan-diego-florez-lamour.html
  • Russian Arias - Ildar Abdrazakov, Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian: Delos
  • La Belle Dame Sans Merci - Rosalind Plowright, Philip Mountford: Romeo Records
  • L'Amour - Juan Diego Florez, Teatro Commnale di Bologna, Roberto Abbado; DECCA
  • Lieder by Wolf and Brahms - Alastair Miles, Marie-Noelle Kendall: Signum Classics
  • Che puro Ciel  - Bejun Mehta, Akademie fur Alte Musik, Berlin, Rene Jacobs: Harmonia Mundi
  • Il Cor Tristo - Hilliard Ensemble, ECM
  • Songs of Home - Njabula Madlala and William Vann; Champs Hill Records
  • Amore e Morte - Ekaterina Siurina, Iain Burnside - Rosenblatt Recitals  
  • Christiane Karg and Malcolm Martineau - Wigmore Hall Live 
  • A Fool for Love - Michael Spyres (tenor), Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Delos
  • Douce France - Anne Sofie von Otter; Naive
  • Britten and Liszt - Francesco Meli; Rosenblatt Recitals/Opus Arte
  • Arias for Caffarelli, Franco Fagioli, Il Pomo d'Oro; naive
  • Amore e morte dell'amore, Roberta Invernizzi, Sonia Prina, Ensemble Claudiana, naive
  • I'll Sing Thee Songs, Greg Tassell, Gary Branch; Finchcocks
  • Katherine Broderick (soprano) & Malcolm Martineau (piano) - Open your eyes - Champs Hill Records
  • Lawrence Brownlee (tenor) & Iain Burnside (piano) - The Heart that Flutters - Opus Arte / Rosenblatt Recitals
  • Anna Leese (soprano) & Stephen de Pledge (piano) - Italian Love Songs; Champs Hill Records
  • Julia Lezhneva (soprano), Il Giardino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini - Decca
  • Anthony Michaels-Moore (baritone) & Michael Pollock (piano) - Songs of the Sea / Travel; Opus Arte / Rosenblat Recitals
  • Ailyn Perez (soprano) & Iain Burnside (piano) - Poeme d'un jour; Opus Arte / Rosenblatt Recitals
  • Amanda Roocroft (soprano) & Joseph Middleton (piano) - Tell me the truth about love; Champs Hill Records
  • Nicky Spence (tenor) & Malcolm Martineau (piano) - Shakespeare Songs; Resonus Classics
  • Britten, Schubert - Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside; Wigmore Hall Live 
  • Duparc, de La Presle, Debussy, Boulanger - Stephanie d'Oustrac, Pascal Jourdan - Ambronay 
  • The Wexford Carols - Caitriona O'Leary, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Tom Jones; Heresy Records 
  • You Mean The World To Me, operetta arias by Lehar, Tauber et al; Jonas Kaufmann, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jochen Rieder; Sony 
  • The Medici Castrato - Raffaels Pe, Chiara Granata, David Miller; Glossa 
  • No Exceptions, No Exemptions - Great War Songs; Robin Tritschler, Malcolm Martineau; Signum Classics 
  • Voyages - Duparc, Faure, Chabrier, Schubert, Deodat de Severac, Pierre de Breville, Debussy, Maurice Rollinat-  Mary Bevan, Joseph Middleton; Signum Classics
  • into the deepest sea... - Brahms, Schubert, Sibelius, Grieg, Rebecca Clarke, Roger Quilter, Frank Bridge, Richard Strauss - Sarah Wegener, Gotz Payer; Avi Music
  • Auf Flügeln des Gesanges: Romantic songs and piano transcriptions; Christoph Prégardien, Cyprien Katsaris  
  • Love and Prayer Puccini, Bellini, Verdi, Mozart, Schubert; Nadine Benjamin, NB Opera Ensemble, Kamal Khan
  • Anderswelt; Marlis Petersen, Camillo Radicke; Solo Musica  
  • Spirito: Bellini, Donizetti, Spontini; Marina Rebeka, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Jader Bignamini; Prima Classic  
  • The Unknown Traveller, madrigals from Musica Transalpina, Ben Rowath A Short Walk of a Madman; The Fieri Consort; Fieri Records 
  • Confidence: Gounod, Delibes, Messager, Joncieres, Holmes, Bizet, Godard, Lehar, Chabrier, Thomas, Duparc, Trenet; Julien Behr, Orchestre de l'Opera de Lyon, Pierre Bleuse; Alpha Classics 
  • Decades: volume 3, songs from the 1830s; John Mark Ainsley, Lorna Anderson, Alexey Gusev, Angelika Kirchschlager, Soraya Mafi, Malcolm Martineau; Vivat  
  • Calen-O: songs from Northern Ireland; Joan Trimble, Hamilton Harty, Howard Ferguson, Charles Wood; Carolyn Dobbin, Iain Burnside; DELPHIAN  
  • Reflections: Alessandro Marcello, Franz Schubert, Edvard Grieg, Camille Saint-Saens, Claude Debussy, Manuel de Falla, Paule Maruice, Astor Piazzolla, Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov, Takashi Yoshimatsu; Huw Wiggin, John Lenehan, Oliver Wass; Orchid Classics 
  • Angel of Fire: Verdi, Giordano, Beethoven, Wagner, Cilea, Puccini, Barber and Stephan Hodel; Katerina Mina, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Grzegorz Nowak; RPO 
  • Weimar & Back: Weill, Hollaender, Spoliansky, Heyman, Hughes & Limb; Melinda Hughes, Jeremy Limb; Nimbus 
  • Handel & Vivaldi motets; Grace Davidson, Academy of Ancient Music; Signum Classics
  • Prologues - Monteverdi, Caccini, Cavalli, Landi, Rossi, Cesti, Stradella, Scarlatti; Francesca Aspromonte, Il pomo d'oro, Enrico Onofri; Pentatone 

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