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Martinu: The Greek Passion - Arthur Davies (tenor); Catherine Savory (mezzo-soprano); David Gwynne (bass); Geoffrey Moses (bass); Helen Field (soprano);...
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  1. The Greek Passion (Recké pasije), opera, H. 372
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Among the late, great works by Bohuslav Martinu, one of the latest and greatest was his opera The Greek Passion. It absorbed him for most of the last five years of his life, it was premiered after his death, and it had all that was best of him in it, his lyricism, his luminosity, his humanity, his love. Setting Nikos Kazantzakis' novel, Martinu wrote the text in English and composed the music in the effortless, passionate, gorgeous, and glorious style that was all his own. In this unsurpassed recording led by Charles ...

Martinu: The Greek Passion 1994, Supraphon

UPC: 8596910361123