Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, with Daniel Barenboim, and Hampson as both the the Priest and Angel of the Agony.
Elgar’s most beloved choral work, The Dream of Gerontius explores a soul’s journey from near-death to the throne of judgement. Performed in concert at the Berlin Musikfest last year, Hampson was hailed as “rock solid” by the Financial Times, and as “filling the room with an angelic aura” by Kultur Radio. Tenor Andrew Staples performs the role of Gerontius, and mezzo-soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers sings the role of the Angel.
Release date: July 7, 2017.