Mysteries of the Macabre/György Ligeti

Excerpt of live recording at Shanghai Symphony Concert Hall with the Shanghai Opera Orchestra/Shinik Hahm, Shanghai New Music Week 2017




Glyndebourne Label releases Love and Other Demons

Allison hits the high notes in her universally praised portrayal of Sierva Maria on Glyndebourne’s live CD of Love and Other Demons by Peter Eötvös, a co-commission by Glyndebourne and the BBC. The opera is based on the novel Of Love and Other Demons by Columbian author Gabriel García Márquez

Love & Other DemonsSierva’s Birdsong

The cry of the peacock

Vuelve y revuelve amor mi pensamiento


Many thanks to Glyndebourne and the London Philharmonic Orchestra

The recording is now available to buy on CD from the Glyndebourne shop and other good music retailers. It is also available for download from the iTunes store.


Spells/Richard Rodney Bennett

Excerpt from “Love Spell”, live recording of Barbican concert with BBC Symphony Orchestra/Rumon Gamba
Many thanks to BBC Radio 3 for permission to use this excerpt



John ZornLa Machine de l’être/John Zorn

Many thanks to BBC Radio 3 for permission to use the following excerpt, the third movement of La Machine de l’être, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Ilan Volkov




Grard+GriseyQuatre chants pour franchir le seuil/Gérard Grisey

First movement, London Philharmonic Orchestra/Jurowski, 2012

Second movement:

Final movement:


Allison’s “phenomenal vocal artistry” acclaimed on new Brett Dean CD

String Quartet No 2 ‘And once I played Ophelia’
Text: Matthew Jocelyn, after Shakeapeare’s Hamlet

Allison Bell soprano
Doric String Quartet

CD cover deanI Fast, breathless
III Fast, agitated
Buy CD Here







Pierrot Lunaire excerpts/Arnold Schoenberg

Members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra/Jurowski





Sierva’s Birdsong/Love and Other Demons, Péter Eötvös

Sierva and Delaura duet



MoscowLulu Suite, Berg – Private recording of rehearsal with Russian State Academic Orchestra “Svetlanov”, Vladimir Jurowski, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Moscow






Rehearsal at Wigmore Hall, soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
Pierrot Lunaire, Schoenberg, first three songs


 The Cricket Recovers, Vole & Elephant Scene

Vole/Elephant scene, The Cricket Recovers by Richard Ayres (designed by the Quay Brothers), Almeida Theatre London