Elgar The Dream of Gerontius (2-CD)


Released On
6th Oct 2008

Product Code
CD HLD 7520

Edward Elgar

Sir Mark Elder

Paul Groves, Gerontius
Alice Coote, Angel
Bryn Terfel, Priest/Angel of Agony
James Burton, Choral Director
Hallé Choir
Hallé Youth Choir (semi-chorus)

Gramophone Classical Music Award 2009 – Choral

SIR EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934)
The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38

CD 1
1.-7. Part I

CD 2
1.-14. Part II

In memory of Dennis Dodge.

‘…the golden era may be happening right now.’

The Guardian on the Hallé, May 2008

‘Purely from the point of view of the orchestral playing and the choral singing, Elder’s account of Elgar’s choral masterpiece ranks with the greatest ever committed to disc.’

Hugh Canning – The Sunday Times