The best recordings of William Walton

We select the essential recordings of works by the enduring British composer

A
a
-
The best recordings of William Walton
Rating: 
0

The Centenary Edition

Tamsin Little etc.; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Little
Decca 470 5082

All the symphonies, concertos and more, in a comprehensive set.

 

 

 

Walton Conducts Walton

LPO, LSO/William Walton
Lyrita SCRD 224

Walton here directs Portsmouth Point, Capriccio burlesco and other works.

 

 

 

Troilus and Cressida

Arthur Davies, Judith Howarth etc.; Opera North/Richard Hickox
Chandos CHAN 9370

Top-flight singing and orchestral playing makes an ultra-strong case for Walton’s neglected opera.

 

 

 

Façade; Façade 2

Susana Walton, Richard Baker (narrators); City of London Sinfonia/Hickox
Chandos CHAN 8869

Walton’s early masterwork, plus its later supplement.

 

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here