SPONSORED: Ensemble. Unjustly Neglected - In this specially extended feature, Armstrong Gibbs' re-discovered 'Passion according to St Luke' impresses Roderic Dunnett.
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This can refer here to the coloratura soprano Joan Sutherland, but can also refer to conductors Gavin Sutherland or Iain Sutherland, or to American mezzo Elisa Sutherland. Sutherland is also an area in and a former county of Scotland.
CD Spotlight. Inestimable Worth - Joan Sutherland's debut recital, assessed by Howard Smith. 'No other single disc has these historic performances.'
Ensemble. Sometimes Impressive - Bellini's 'Norma' from English Touring Opera, heard by Robert Hugill
A Personal Stake - '150 Years of Opera in Chicago', reviewed by Malcolm Tattersall
CD Spotlight. Lurking romanticism? - Discovering British light music, with Ron Bierman. 'Sutherland and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia are ideal interpreters.'