David Atherton

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A co-founder of the London Sinfonietta, Atherton has also done his time guest and principal conducting around the world.

Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Kurt Weill: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik; Mahagonny Songspiel; Happy End; Berliner Requiem; Violin Concerto
1976 Kurt Weill: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik; Mahagonny Songspiel; Happy End; Berliner Requiem; Violin Concerto Deutsche Grammophon
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Harrison Birtwistle: Punch & Judy
1989 Harrison Birtwistle: Punch & Judy EtCetera Records
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Schubert: Mass in E flat
1991 Schubert: Mass in E flat London
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Schubert: Masses in A flat & C
1991 Schubert: Masses in A flat & C London
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Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Britten: Four Sea Interludes, etc.
1994 Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Britten: Four Sea Interludes, etc. BBC Music Magazine
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William Mathias: Ave Rex; Elegy for a Prince; This Worlde's Joie
1994 William Mathias: Ave Rex; Elegy for a Prince; This Worlde's Joie Lyrita
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Holst: At the Boar's Head; Wandering Scholar
1995 Holst: At the Boar's Head; Wandering Scholar EMI Music Distribution
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Tippett: King Priam
1995 Tippett: King Priam Chandos
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Grace Williams: Sea Sketches; Fantasia; Carillons; Penillion
1995 Grace Williams: Sea Sketches; Fantasia; Carillons; Penillion Lyrita
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Mathias: Clarinet Concerto; Harp Concerto; Piano Concerto
1995 Mathias: Clarinet Concerto; Harp Concerto; Piano Concerto Lyrita
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Janacek: Sinfonietta Op. 60; Taras Bulba; Lachian Dances; etc.
1996 Janacek: Sinfonietta Op. 60; Taras Bulba; Lachian Dances; etc. London
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Alun Hoddinott: Dives and Lazarus; Viola Concertino; Nocturnes and Cadenzas; Sinfonia Fidei
1996 Alun Hoddinott: Dives and Lazarus; Viola Concertino; Nocturnes and Cadenzas; Sinfonia Fidei Lyrita
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Alun Hoddinott: Symphonies 2, 3 & 5
1996 Alun Hoddinott: Symphonies 2, 3 & 5 Lyrita
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Mathias: Dance Overture, Op. 16; Divertimento, Op.25; Sinfonietta, Op.34; Laudi, Op. 62; Vistas, Op. 69
1996 Mathias: Dance Overture, Op. 16; Divertimento, Op.25; Sinfonietta, Op.34; Laudi, Op. 62; Vistas, Op. 69 Lyrita
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Fauré: Requiem; Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
1998 Fauré: Requiem; Wagner: Siegfried Idyll BBC Music Magazine
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Wagner: Siegfried Idyll in E WWV103; Faure: Requiem Op48
1998 Wagner: Siegfried Idyll in E WWV103; Faure: Requiem Op48 Mm Records
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Peter Dickinson: Piano & Organ Concertos; Outcry
1999 Peter Dickinson: Piano & Organ Concertos; Outcry Albany Music Distribution
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Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer; Franck: Symphony in D minor
2000 Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer; Franck: Symphony in D minor BBC Music Magazine
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Stravinsky Collection, Vol. 1
2001 Stravinsky Collection, Vol. 1 Gmn.com
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Stravinsky Collection, Vol. 2
2001 Stravinsky Collection, Vol. 2 Gmn.com
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Weill: Symphonies 1, 2 & Bastille Music
2001 Weill: Symphonies 1, 2 & Bastille Music GMN (Global Music Network)
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Stravinsky Collection, Vol. 3
2001 Stravinsky Collection, Vol. 3 Gmn.com
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Hugh Wood: Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto
2003 Hugh Wood: Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto NMC
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Spohr: Clarinet Concertos
2007 Spohr: Clarinet Concertos Argo
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Maw: Scenes and Arias; Milner: Salutario Angelica, Roman Spring
2007 Maw: Scenes and Arias; Milner: Salutario Angelica, Roman Spring Lyrita
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Harrison Birtwistle: Nenia; The Fields of Sorrow; Verse for Ensembles
2008 Harrison Birtwistle: Nenia; The Fields of Sorrow; Verse for Ensembles Lyrita
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Alun Hoddinott: Variants; Night Music; Sinfoniettas 1 & 3; The Sun
2010 Alun Hoddinott: Variants; Night Music; Sinfoniettas 1 & 3; The Sun Lyrita
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Hindemith: Music for Viola and Orchestra
2011 Hindemith: Music for Viola and Orchestra Hyperion
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Ligeti: Melodien; Double Concerto; Chamber Concerto; Etc.
2011 Ligeti: Melodien; Double Concerto; Chamber Concerto; Etc. Decca
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Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire; Serenade
2011 Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire; Serenade Decca
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Schoenberg: Suite, Op. 29; Wind Quintet, Op. 26
2011 Schoenberg: Suite, Op. 29; Wind Quintet, Op. 26 Decca
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Jonathan Harvey: Bird Concerto with Pianosong
2011 Jonathan Harvey: Bird Concerto with Pianosong NMC
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Louis Andriessen: Anaïs Nin; De Staadt
2011 Louis Andriessen: Anaïs Nin; De Staadt Signum Classics
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Peter Dickinson: Three Concertos; Merseyside Echoes
2014 Peter Dickinson: Three Concertos; Merseyside Echoes Heritage
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Birtwistle: Angel Fighter
2015 Birtwistle: Angel Fighter NMC
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Igor Stravinsky: Music for Piano Solo and Piano and Orchestra
2017 Igor Stravinsky: Music for Piano Solo and Piano and Orchestra Somm
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Weill: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
Weill: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik Deutsche Grammophon
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Sir Michael Tippet: A Vision of St. Augustine; Concerto for Violin, Viola & Cello
Sir Michael Tippet: A Vision of St. Augustine; Concerto for Violin, Viola & Cello Carlton
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