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Shostakovich: Songs for Bass Voice and Orchestra

April 2014

Thomas Sanderling - Conductor
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Ondine Records
Schubert: Winterreise

March 2014

Julius Drake - piano

"This new recording of Winterreise with Gerald Finley is a profound marriage of music and words that you'll want to own" - CBC Radio 2, Feb 2014

Hyperion Records
Dallapiccola: Il prigioniero

December 2013

Conductor: Alan Gilbert
New York Philharmonic

New York Philharmonic on itunes


Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

November 2013

Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
London Philharmonic Orchestra

"…Finley's singing has never been more beautiful…an unforgettable performance" - Scotsman

Glyndebourne Festival Opera


Händel/Mozart/Mosel: Timotheus oder die Gewalt der Musik

May 2013

Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Concentus Musicus Wien
Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Soprano: Roberta Invernizzi
Tenor: Werner Güra
Bass: Gerald Finley

Gramophone Magazine - CD of the month - Sept 2013

Sony Classical
Robert Schumann: Liederkreis

October 2012

Julius Drake - piano

"a beautiful pendant to Finley and Drake's 2008 album of Dichterliebe" - Opera News, May 2013

Hyperion Records


Gioacchino Rossini: Guglielmo Tell

July 2011

Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia

Antonio Pappano - Conductor

Classic FM Magazine 5 stars - Sept 2011

EMI Classics

Reviews

The Telegraph, July 2011
The Independent, July 2011
The Ballad Singer

June 2011

Julius Drake - piano

Hyperion Records





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Giuseppe Verdi: Otello

October 2010

Simon O'Neill - Otello
Gerald Finley - Jago
Allan Clayton - Cassio
Ben Johnson - Roderigo
Alexander Tsymbalyuk - Lodovicio
Matthew Rose - Montano
Lukas Jakobski - A Herald
Anne Schwanewilms - Desdemona
Eufemia Tufano - Emilia
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Colin Davis - conductor

LSO Live


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Benjamin Britten: Songs & Proverbs of William Blake

June 2010

Julius Drake - piano

Gramophone Award Solo Vocal 2011
ClassicsToday.com - 10 out of 10
Sunday Times CD of the Week - 13 June, 2010
Financial Times 5 star - 19 June, 2010

Hyperion Records

Reviews

Fanfare magazine , October 2010


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Gerald Finley Arias (Great Operatic Arias Vol.22)

February 2010

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Edward Gardner - conductor

2011 Juno Award Winner
Gramophone Magazine April 2010 - Editor's Choice
Opera Magazine May 2010 - Editor's Choice

Opera Arias podcast interview

Chandos Records
Naxos USA

Reviews

5 stars Financial Times, February 2010


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Edward Elgar: The Crown of India

November 2009

Sir Andrew Davis - conductor

Chandos Records


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Within a Dream

October 2009

Richard Hickox - conductor

Chandos Records


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Maurice Ravel: Songs by Ravel

June 2009

Julius Drake - piano

BBC Music Magazine July 2009 - 5 stars
Sunday Times CD of the Week - 28 June, 2009
Gramophone Magazine Aug 2009 - Editor's Choice

Hyperion Records


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Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas

January 2009

Sarah Connolly - Dido
Gerald Finley - Aeneas
Lucy Crowe - Belinda
Patricia Bardon - Sorceress
John Mark Ainsley - Sailor
Orchestra and choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Classic FM Magazine Feb 2009 - CD of the Month
Gramophone Magazine Feb 2009 - Editor's Choice (opera)

Chandos Records


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Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe and other Heine Settings

September 2008

Julius Drake - piano

Gramophone issue November 2008 - Editor's Choice
Classic FM Magazine issue October 2008 - 5 stars
Classic FM Gramophone Award - Best Vocal CD 2009

Hyperion Records


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Wigmore Live: Songs by Tchaikovsky, Musorgsky and Rorem

October 2008

Julius Drake - piano

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2009 Vocal category nominee
Daily Telegraph Classical CD's of the week choice - Oct 30, 2008
Classic FM Magazine issue Jan 2009 - 5 stars

Wigmore Live


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Charles Ives: Romanzo di Central Park

February 2008

Julius Drake - piano

Classic FM Gramophone Awards 2008 Song category nominee
The Times and BBC Music Magazine - 5 stars

Hyperion Records


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Mark-Anthony Turnage: The Torn Fields

February 2008

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Marin Alsop - conductor

LPO Recordings


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John Foulds: A World Requiem

January 2008

Jeanne-Michelle Charbonnet - soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers - mezzo-soprano
Stuart Skelton - tenor
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Philharmonia Chorus
Trinity Boys Choir

Conductor - Leon Botstein

Chandos Records


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Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio

November 2007

Christine Schäfer - soprano
Bernarda Fink - mezzo-soprano
Werner Güra - tenor
Christian Gerhaher - bass
Concentus Musicus Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Nikolaus Harnoncourt - conductor

Gramophone issue December 2007 - CD of the month

Harmonia Mundi


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Samuel Barber: Songs by Samuel Barber

November 2007

Julius Drake - piano
Aronowitz Ensemble

Classic FM Gramophone Awards 2008 Song category winner
Canadian Juno Awards 2008 'Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance' category nominee

Hyperion Records


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Schubert among friends

August 2007

Gillian Keith - soprano
Colin Ainsworth - tenor
Michael Schade - tenor

Stephen Ralls & Bruce Ubukata - pianos

Canadian Juno Awards 2008'Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance' category nominee

Aldeburgh Connection

Marquis Classics


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Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony

January 2007

Susan Gritton - soprano
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Richard Hickox - conductor

Chandos Records


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Charles Villiers Stanford: Songs of the Sea and Songs of the Fleet

May 2006

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC National Chorus of Wales

Richard Hickox - conductor

Classic FM Gramophone Awards 2006 Editor's Choice winner

Chandos Records


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Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No 9

September 2006

Twyla Robinson - soprano
Karen Cargill - mezzo-soprano
John MacMaster - tenor
London Symphony Orchestra

Bernard Haitink - conductor

LSO Live Recordings


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Benjamin Britten: War Requiem

May 2006

Christine Brewer - soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey - tenor
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir

Kurt Masur - conductor

LPO Recordings


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Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantatas No. 19

April 2006

Joanne Lunn - soprano
Katharine Fuge - mezzo-soprano
et al.
English Baroque Soloists

John Eliot Gardiner - conductor

Soli Deo Gloria


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Mark-Anthony Turnage: When I Woke

October 2005

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Vladimir Jurowski - conductor

LPO Recordings


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Charles Ives: A Song - For Anything

August 2005

Julius Drake - piano

Financial Times - Best Classical CD of the Year 2005 choice
Fanfare Best of 2006 choice

Hyperion Records


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Richard Blackford: Voices of Exile

October 2005

Catherine Wyn-Rogers - mezzo-soprano
Gregory Kunde - tenor
Philharmonia Orchestra
The Bach Choir

David Hill - conductor

Quartz Records


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George Frideric Handel: Messiah

November 2005

Christine Schäfer - soprano
Anna Larsson - mezzo-soprano
Michael Schade - tenor
Concentus Musicus Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Nikolaus Harnoncourt - conductor

Harmonia Mundi


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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem

June 2004

Christine Schäfer - soprano
Bernarda Fink - mezzo-soprano
Kurt Streit - tenor
Concentus Musicus Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Nikolaus Harnoncourt - conductor

Harmonia Mundi


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Mark-Anthony Turnage: The Silver Tassie

March 2004

Harry Heegan – Gerald Finley
Sylvester – John Graham-Hall
Mrs Heegan - Anne Howells
Susie - Sarah Connolly
Mrs Foran - Vivian Tierney
Teddy - David Kempster
Barney – Leslie John Flanagan
Jessie – Mary Hegarty
Dr Maxwell – Mark Le Brocq
The Croucher – Gwynne Howell
Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera

Paul Daniel - conductor

ENO Alive


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Franz Joseph Haydn: 6 Great Masses

January 2004

Sally Bruce-Payne - soprano
Donna Brown - mezzo-soprano
Peter Butterfield - tenor
English Baroque Soloists
Monteverdi Choir

John Eliot Gardiner - conductor

Philips


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Franz Joseph Haydn: Nelsonmesse; Theresienmesse

October 2002

Sally Bruce-Payne - soprano
Donna Brown - mezzo-soprano
Peter Butterfield - tenor
English Baroque Soloists
Monteverdi Choir

John Eliot Gardiner - conductor

Philips


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Henri Duparc: L'Invitation au voyage

June 2002

Catherine Robbin - mezzo soprano
Stephen Ralls - piano

CBC Records


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Henry Purcell: Dido & Aeneas

February 2001

Dido - Lynne Dawson
Aeneas - Gerald Finley
Belinda - Rosemary Joshua
First Witch - Dominique Visse
Second Witch - Stephen Wallace
Second Woman - Maria Cristina Kiehr
The Sorceress - Susan Bickley
Spirit - Robin Blaze

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

René Jacobs - conductor

Harmonia Mundi


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George Frideric Handel: Rinaldo

October 2000

Goffredo - Bernarda Fink
Rinaldo - David Daniels
Almirena - Cecilia Bartoli
Argante - Gerald Finley
Armida - Luba Orgonasova
Chrsitian sorcerer - Bejun Mehta
Eustazio - Daniel Taylor
A herald - Mark Padmore

Academy of Ancient Music

Christopher Hogwood - conductor

Classic FM Gramophone Awards 2001 Editor's Choice winner

Decca


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Franz Joseph Haydn: Schöpfungsmesse

June 2000

Christiane Oelze -soprano
Elisabeth von Magnus - mezzo-soprano
Herbert Lippert - tenor
Concentus Musicus Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Choir

Conductor - Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Teldec


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Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress

October 1999

The Royal Opera

Richard Hickox - conductor

Chandos Records


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Ralph Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel

November 1996

Stephen Ralls - piano

Further repertoire includes:
Derek Holman - The Centered Passion
Benjamin Britten - British and Irish Folksong arrangements

Canadian Juno Awards 1997 winner

CBC Records


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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Cosi fan tutte

November 1996

Fiordiligi: Hillevi Martinpelto
Dorabella: Alison Hagley
Despina: Ann Murray
Ferrando: Kurt Streit
Guglielmo: Gerald Finley
Don Alfonso: Thomas Allen
Choir and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Simon Rattle - conductor

BBC Music Magazine - 5 stars

EMI Classics