From 'one of the most gorgeous voices on the opera stage today' (Opera News) comes a selection of nautical favourites by Stanford, celebrating a time when England ruled the waves, complemented by song cycles from Vaughan Williams that look beyond, from the Dorset vales towards America and the far horizon.
Music: Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
1-5: Songs of the Sea
6: La Belle Dame sans Merci
7-9: from Songs of the Fleet
Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams
10: Linden Lea
11: Blackmwore by the Stour
12-14: Three Poems by Walt Whitman
15-23: Songs of Travel
Baritone: Anthony Michaels - Moore
Piano: Michael Pollock
Running Time: 70:19 mins
Rosenblatt Recitals is the only major operatic recital series in the world. Since its foundation by Ian Rosenblatt in 2000, it has presented over 130 concerts, featuring many of the leading opera singers of our times. All of them, in their Rosenblatt Recital, whether in concert or in the studio, have given something unique and unrepeatable, and this essence is captured in these recordings, available for the first time on Opus Arte.