Gunning: Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra / Gunning, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Signum presents 3 concertos from eminent British composer Christopher Gunning, all composed for performance by colleagues and friends – Catherine Handley, Michael Whight and Craig Ogden. Christopher Gunning has composed twelve symphonies, as well as concertos for the piano, violin, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and guitar; many of these have now been recorded. He has also composed many scores for films and television dramas, including Agatha Christie’s Poirot, La Vie en Rose, Middlemarch, Cold Lazarus, Rebecca, Under Suspicion, Firelight, The Big Battalions, Wild Africa, When the Whales Came and Porterhouse Blue. With a career spanning 50 years, he has won 4 BAFTA and 3 Ivor Novello Awards, and BASCA’s prestigious Gold Badge Award. Christopher studied composition with Edmund Rubbra and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After a hugely successful career writing for the big and small screen he is now focused on his classical work and releases.
Release Date: February 11, 2022
Catalog Number: SIGCD580
Label: Signum Classics