Elizabeth’s recording of CPE Bach’s Magnificat with the RIAS Kammerchor and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin conducted by Hans-Christoph Rademann has won the Gramophone Award for Best Baroque Vocal recording. The disc also contains the splendid motet “Heilig ist Gott”, Richard Wigmore of Gramophone describing it as “The finest recording of CPE’s choral masterpiece I have heard”.
Elizabeth’s recording of JS Bach’s St John Passion with the Academy of Ancient Music was also shortlisted for the award.
Want a couture Vivienne Westwood gown? Well Elizabeth is wearing one for the Last Night of the Proms on Saturday and having been donated by Dame Vivienne, it is being auctioned off to raise money for the brilliant charity Streetwise Opera. Bidding is already open so go to http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/streetwiseoperauk to make an offer!
UPDATE: The dress is now sold! Thanks to all who made the auction possible.
Elizabeth has just recorded an edition of Radio 3’s Saturday Classics, to be broadcast on Saturday 13th September at 2pm. It’s an eclectic mix of tunes that have influenced her in her musical life along with a few tall stories. Tune in!
Elizabeth is delighted to be singing at The Last Night of the Proms this year on 13th September. She will be singing in Strauss’ cantata about the Battle of Hastings “Taillefer”. Elizabeth will be wearing a top designer dress that will be auctioned on ebay after in aid of Streetwise Opera. Watch this space for more details…