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Mark Stone

The complete John Ireland songbook, volume 1 - Mark Stone, Sholto Kynoch, John Ireland

The first in a four-disc series that will comprise the first-ever complete recording of the songs of John Ireland. Includes his evocative war poetry settings of Housman, Brooke, Cooper and Masefield. Includes five world-première recordings of the p

Gloriana - Royal Opera House

Benjamin Britten’s Gloriana was commissioned by the Royal Opera House to mark the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1953. William Plomer drew on Lytton Strachey’s Elizabeth and Essex to create the libretto, which artfully combines modern and archaic forms