Discography

Britten - My Beloved is Mine

BRITTEN – MY BELOVED IS MINE

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 

The charismatic duo of James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook continue their exploration of English Song in My Beloved is Mine. This new recording explores the song cycles of Benjamin Britten, including ‘On This Island’, ‘The Holy Sonnets of John Donne’, ‘Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo’ and ‘Canticle I ‘My Beloved is Mine”.

Available from Linn Records, Amazon or iTunes.

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Schubert - Winterreise

SCHUBERT – WINTERREISE

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 

Third and final recording in renowned British tenor James Gilchrist’s series of Schubert song recitals for Orchid Classics. Andrew Mellor in BBC Music referred to Gilchrist’s “treasure-trove of a voice”.

Available from Orchid Classics, Amazon or iTunes.

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Schwanengesang

SCHUBERT – SCHWANENGESANG
Beethoven – An die ferne Geliebte

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 

Settings of seven poems by Ludwig Rellstab and six by Heinrich Heine, with Gabriel Seidl’s Die Taubenpost.

Available from Linn Records or from Amazon.

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Winter Words

KENNETH LEIGHTON – EARTH, SWEET EARTH
Benjamin Britten – Winter Words

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 
Leighton sets words by Ruskin and Hopkins; Britten sets words by Thomas Hardy.
 
Available from Linn Records or from Amazon.

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SCHUBERT: DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN

SCHUBERT – DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 
Die Schöne Müllerin (‘The Beautiful Maid of the Mill’), Schubert’s classic setting of poems by Wilhelm Müller is generally accepted to be a masterpiece of the song genre.

Editor’s Choice in Gramophone, November 2009
 
Available from Orchid Classics or from Amazon.

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SONGS OF LENNOX BERKELEY

SONGS OF LENNOX BERKELEY

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)
with ALLISON NICHOLLS (harp)

 
Settings of both French and English poetry. Includes premiere recordings.
 
Available from CHANDOS or from Amazon.

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On Wenlock Edge

ON WENLOCK EDGE

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)
with the Fitzwilliam String Quartet

 
A selection of early Twentieth Century masterpieces by great English composers. Songs by Vaughan Williams, Warlock, Bliss and Gurney.

Finalist Solo Vocal Album of the Year 2008 Classic FM Gramophone Awards
 
Available from Linn Records or from Amazon.

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The Far Country

THE FAR COUNTRY

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 
Twenty six English Songs by John Jeffreys.

John Jeffreys (b.1927 – d.2010) was a British composer who specialised in music for solo voice. His songs, exemplified by this fine collection, are masterworks of the genre directly in the tradition inherited from Moeran, Delius, Finzi, and especially Warlock. Beautifully performed by James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook these works are timeless and will have lasting appeal.

Available from Divine Art or from Amazon.

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Oh Fair To See

O FAIR TO SEE

JAMES GILCHRIST (tenor), ANNA TILBROOK (piano)

 
Songs by Gerald Finzi.

A beautiful selection of Finzi song cycles with text by Thomas Hardy and other notable English poets.
 
Available from Linn Records or from Amazon.

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