Our January free drawing is for a 24-CD box set featuring famed conductor Charles Groves in British music, from Warner Classics. It includes such favorite works as Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and Holst’s The Hymn of Jesus conducted by Groves and performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra along with the Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Here is a listing of all the recordings on this 24-CD set, plus a review if it. All you need to do to enter the drawing is simply to check below on the “Register To Win” banner and fill out all the few fields we ask. The lucky winner of the Groves set will be announced here next month.
The two winners of the Naxos-donated CD albums – the 9-CD My First Classical Albums, and the My First Christmas Album – our December drawing – are: Glenn Marceil of Winston-Salem, NC and James Le Blanc of Houston, TX. Congrats to both!
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