RECORDINGS

James Francis Brown
The Heavens and the Heart, Trio Concertante, Clarinet Concerto

Benjamin Nabarro violin · Rachel Roberts viola · Gemma Rosefield cello
Catriona Scott clarinet · The Choir of Royal Holloway
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: February 2017
St Augustine’s, Kilburn, London

Thomas Hyde
That Man Stephen Ward

Damian Thantrey baritone
Nova Music Opera Ensemble · George Vass conductor
Recorded: June 2016
St John the Evangelist, Oxford

Michael Hurd
The Aspern Papers

Owen Gilhooly baritone · Pippa Goss soprano
Clare McCaldin mezzo · Louise Winter mezzo
Ulster Orchestra · George Vass conductor
Recorded: September 2011, Ulster Hall, Belfast

Oboe Concertos by John Joubert, Kenneth Leighton and John McCabe

Jinny Shaw oboe
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: November 2011
St Silas-the-Martyr, London

Stephen McNeff
Madrigali Dell’Estate

Clare McCaldin mezzo
Orchestra Nova Ensemble · George Vass conductor
Recorded: October 2012
Music Room, Champs Hill, West Sussex

 

David Matthews
Piano Concerto

Laura Mikkola piano
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: October 2013
Pamoja Hall, Sevenoaks School, Kent

Cecilia McDowall
Shipping Forecast and other works

Jeremy Huw Williams baritone · Tamas Kocsis violin
Madeleine Easton violin · Andrew Hobday narrator
Kathryn Thomas and Joanna Shaw flutes
Merton College Choir, Oxford · Ulster Orchestra
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: September 2011, Ulster Hall, Belfast
February 2012, St Silas-the-Martyr, London

John McCabe
Les Martinets Noirs, Rainforest I, Rainforest II

Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo violins
Angela Whelan trumpet
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: February 2012
Henry Wood Hall, London

Joseph Holbrooke Aucassin and Nicolette
Richard Rodney Bennett Country Dances

Amy Dickson saxophone
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
George Vass conductor
Recorded: May/June 2011
Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow

William Mathias Piano Concertos 1 and 2
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia

Mark Bebbington piano
Ulster Orchestra · George Vass conductor
Recorded: May 2011
Ulster Hall, Belfast

Michael Hurd
The Widow of Ephesus 

Pippa Goss soprano · Louise Winter mezzo
Michael Bundy baritone/narrator
Orchestra Nova · City of Canterbury Chamber Choir
George Vass conductor
Recorded: October 2010
Henry Wood Hall, London

Lydia Kakabadse
The Phantom Listeners

Kit Hesketh-Harvey narrator · Michael Bundy baritone
Emma Brain-Gabbott soprano · Clare McCaldin mezzo
Instrumental Ensemble · George Vass conductor
Recorded: February 2010
St Michael’s Church, Highgate, London

David Matthews
Violin and Oboe concertos

Philippe Graffin violin · Nicholas Daniel oboe
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: April 2010, St Jude-on-the-Hill, London
July 2010, The Lighthouse, Poole

Edward Elgar
Concert Allegro

Iain Farrington piano
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
George Vass conductor
Recorded: July 2010
The Lighthouse, Poole

Paul Patterson
Concertos for violin, viola and cello

Tamas Andras violin · Sarah-Jane Bradley viola
Alice Neary cello
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: April and July 2010
St Jude-on-the-Hill, London

Joseph Holbrooke
Cello Concerto, Symphony No 4

Raphael Wallfisch cello
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
George Vass conductor
Recorded: April 2010, The Friary, Liverpool
May 2010, Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow

Sir Donald Tovey
The Bride of Dionysus

Sally Silver soprano · Yvonne Fontane mezzo
Robert Johnston tenor · Michael Bundy baritone
Belfast Philharmonic Choir
Ulster Orchestra · George Vass conductor
Recorded: May 2009
Ulster Hall, Belfast

Cecilia McDowall
Laudate, Radnor Songs, Five Seasons

Rachel Nicholls soprano · Katherine Allen
City of Canterbury Chamber Choir
Ilid Jone oboe · Suzanne Kawalec harp
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: February 2008, St Clement’s, Sandwich February 2009, St Jude-on-the-Hill, London

Cecilia McDowall
Stabat Mater, On Angel’s Wing, Latin Motets

Charlotte Mobbs soprano · Eamonn Dougan baritone
City of Canterbury Chamber Choir
St Catherine Singers, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Girls School
South Hampstead High School Singers
Gretel Dowdeswell piano · Nigel Shipway percussion
Orchestra Nova · George Vass,conductor
Recorded: March 2007, St Giles, Cripplegate, London

David Matthews
From Sea to Sky, The Sleeping Lord, Aubade

Gillian Keith and Rachel Nicholls soprano
Lucie Spickova mezzo · Ruth Bolister oboe
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: February 2007
Henry Wood Hall, London

British Viola concertos by David Matthews, Alwyn, Holst, McCabe and Maconchy

Sarah-Jane Bradley viola
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: July/August 2006
Town Hall, Watford

Sir Donald Tovey
Cello Concerto

Alice Neary cello
Ulster Orchestra · George Vass conductor
Recorded: May 2006
Ulster Hall, Belfast

Sir Donald Tovey
Symphony in D

Malmö Opera Orchestra
George Vass conductor
Recorded: May 2005
Malmö, Sweden

SUSIE SELF
Symphony No 2 

Susie Self mezzo soprano
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
George Vass conductor
Recorded: November 2005
Olomouc, Czech Republic

Cecilia McDowall
Seraphim, Dance the Dark Streets

Paul Archibald trumpet · Nicola Eimer piano
Amy Dickson saxophone · Freya Ritts-Kirby violin
Benjamin Griffiths double bass
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: March/April 2005
St Giles Cripplegate, London

Cecilia McDowall
Magnificat, Ave maris stella, Christus natus 

Rachel Nicholls soprano · Frances Bourne mezzo
Parmiter’s Senior Singers · Canterbury Chamber Choir
Sally Pryce harp
Orchestra Nova · George Vass conductor
Recorded: May 2004
St Giles Cripplegate, London