Stimpson, Michael / Allegri Quartet - Journeymen - Quartets by Michael Stimpson - CD
This disc was originally released back in August 2008 but is now being resent to the press and re-featured in our booklet. The World Première of String Quartet No. 1 (Robben Island) took place on the 4th October 2000 at St John's Smith Square, London. This first performance, by the renowned Allegri String Quartet, was in the presence of Her Excellency Cheryl Ann Carolus, High Commissioner for the Republic of South Africa. The cream of Britain's classical artists came together for the first performance...
StimpsonJourneymenAllegri String Quartet Paul Agnew
Riverrun Records RVRCD76 : Allegri String Quartet / Paul Agnew / Daniel Tong / Michael Stimpson / String Quartet Number 1 Robben Island : Chorale 1 / Agitated and violent / Lilting but with edge: Restless quasi-dance / With some panic: From afar / Majestically: Joyous / Chorale 2. A Walk Into War - Tenor and Piano Quintet Words: Laurie Lee : Introduction and Departure / Southampton / London / Vigo / Dance / Sunstroke - To the Sea / Execution / Bombing / Conflict and Home. /