A Haydn landmark for Colin Davis

Listen to a clip from the British conductor's first recording of The Creation

Die Schöpfung (The Creation)
Sally Matthews (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Dietrich Henschel (baritone); London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra/Colin Davis
LSO Live SACD LSO 0628   102:49 mins (2 discs)

‘This recording of Haydn’s great oratorio is Sir Colin Davis’s first, a work to which he brings special qualities’ George Hall

A full review plus star ratings will be published in our August 2009 issue

Audio clip: Haydn: The Creation – Rolling in foaming billows

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