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CHAN 10870
Vaughan Williams
Riders to the Sea, Etc.
CHAN 10829
Orchestral Works
ZA 0181
Naxos July 2013 New Release Sampler
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Described by The Times as ‘Great Britain’s most outstanding solo viola player’, Philip Dukes has appeared as a concerto soloistwith the BBC Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of St John’s Smith Square, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He made his debut as a concerto soloist at the BBC Proms in 1995, returning in 1999, 2005 and 2007. Professor of Viola at the Royal Academy of Music in London, he is also Visiting Professor of Viola at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Artistic Director of Marlborough College in Wiltshire, and Artistic Director of the Festival international de musique de la Hague in France. Philip Dukes was unanimously elected a Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2006 in recognition of his success as an international viola soloist, and in 2007 was made an Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. His discography includes the complete works for viola by Rebecca Clarke, the Triple Concerto by Sir Michael Tippett, and, for Chandos, works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Frank Martin, and Richard Rodney Bennett.

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CHAN 10592
Merciless Beauty / Concertos

“…The City of London Sinfonia under Rumon Gamba seems to relish this music, as it should. Burgeon is a mast...

CHAN 10829
Orchestral Works

“A new Bax release, especially with a premiere recording, is particularly welcome. This is all the more the case when the standar...
CHAN 9867
The Film Music of Richard Rodney Bennett
‘A cracking addition to the budding Chandos Movies label, and essential listening for film- and British-music fans alike.’...
GM 7355
Andreae - Chamber Works

   ’ IRR Outstanding’

"The recorded sound is unfussy and true."   - Raymo...

NA 7205
Simple Symphony / Temporal Variations / Suite on English Folk Tunes

"...Not all of Britten’s music is as easily digestive as the works...
NI 6167
Vivaldi's Children - Six Concerti Op.10

                         Brief Notes - ****

NX 3011
Berlioz - Harold en Italie / Romance oubliee / ROGER, K.
Viola Sonata (P. Dukes, P. Lane)

 "... Everything goes well on this CD,...

ON 4043
Brahms - The String Quintets