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Walton: Troilus And Cressida / Hickox, Opera North


Release Date: 05/23/1995 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9370   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sir William Walton
Performer:  Alan OpieClive BayleyYvonne HowardArthur Davies,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern PhilharmoniaOpera North Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Leeds Town Hall 19-25 January 1995 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Leeds Town Hall 19-25 January 1995 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Troilus and Cressida by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Alan Opie (Baritone), Clive Bayley (Baritone), Yvonne Howard (Mezzo Soprano),
Arthur Davies (Tenor), James Thornton (Baritone), David Owen-Lewis (Bass),
Peter Bodenham (Tenor), Keith Mills (Tenor), Bruce Budd (Bass),
Judith Howarth (Soprano), Stephen Dowson (Bass), Brian Cookson (Tenor),
Nigel Robson (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia,  Opera North Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954/1976; England 
Venue:  Town Hall, Leeds, England 
Length: 133 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This performance uses the original scoring with the part of Cressida performed by a soprano. It also incorporates cuts from the 1976 version of the score.
Town Hall, Leeds, England (01/19/1995 - 01/25/1995) 

Sound Samples

Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I: Virgin of Troas (Calkas, Priests and Priestesses, Worshippers, Antenor, Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : Back to your hovels ... (Troilus, Antenor, Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : Is Cressida a slave ... (Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : Morning and evening I have felt your glance ... (Cressida, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : Forgive me ... (Pandarus, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : I haunt her beauty like a naked soul ... (Troilus, Pandarus, Calkas, Cressida, Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : My father! Evadne, follow him! (Cressida, Priest, Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : Slowly it all comes back (Cressida, Evadne, Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I : Why niece! ... in tears? (Pandarus, Cressida, Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I: Sweet sir, there's something ... (Cressida, Pandarus, 1st Soldier, Troilus, Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act I: Dear child, you need a little comfort (Pandarus, Cressida. Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: Does talking put you off? (Pandarus, Cressida, Horaste, Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: How can I sleep? (Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: At the haunted end of the day (Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: Hush! Don't be so alarmed! (Pandarus, Cressida, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: If one last doubt, one lurking fear remains ... (Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: New life, new love! (Cressida, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 1: Now hold me close ... (Cressida, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 2: The Storm
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 2: From isle to isle ... (Cressida, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 2: Who would go drumming ... (Pandarus, Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 2: My name is Diomede ... (Diomede, Pandarus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act II Scene 2: This thing shall be revok'd ... (Troilus, Cressida, Pandarus, Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: All's well! (Watchmen, Cressida, Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Troilus! No answering sign ... (Cressida, Watchmen)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Cressid, daughter ... (Calkas)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: You gods, o deathless gods ... (Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Proud, wondrous Cressida (Diomede, Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Take it, take it (Cressida, Diomede, Evadne, Watchmen)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Evadne! (Troilus, Pandarus, Evadne, Cressida)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Troilus! (Cressida, Pandarus, Troilus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: What is this sudden alarm? (Troilus, Cressida, Pandarus, Diomede, Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Sextet (Diomede, Troilus, Cressida, Pandarus, Calkas and Evadne)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: She has brought shame upon her father! (Calkas, Diomede, Troilus, Cressida, Chorus)
Troilus and Cressida (1954 soprano part with 1972-76 composer's revisions): Act III: Diomede! ... Father! ... (Cressida)

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