©2019 Kim Criswell

SOLO ALBUMS

The Lorelei

(1993)  Angel/EMI Classics, Conductor John McGlinn, London Sinfonietta, Ambrosian Chorus

Classic Broadway songs in their original orchestrations

The Human Cry

(1993) EMI Records UK

Adult contemporary pop

Also released as singles: Moment of Weakness, Dream In Colour, If She’s Not There Anymore

Back to Before

(1999) JAY/TER Records, Conductors Richard Balcombe, John Owen Edwards, Kevin Farrell, Martin Yates, Guest vocalist Ron Raines, National Symphony Orchestra  

Contemporary and classic theatre songs

Something to Dance About

(2004) JAY/TER Records, Conductors Richard Balcombe, Gareth Valentine, National Symphony Orchestra. Piano soloists Jason Carr, Paul Bateman, Guest vocalist Matt Bogart

Popular and show songs by Irving Berlin

STUDIO CAST ALBUMS

(1989) Angel/EMI Classics, Conductor John McGlinn, London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Chorus. Artists include Frederica Von Stade, Chris Groenendaal, Jack Gilford

Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney)

(1990) Angel/EMI Classics, Conductor John McGlinn, London Sinfonietta, Ambrosian Chorus. Artists include Thomas Hampson, Josephine Barstow, George Dvorsky, Karla Burns

Kiss Me Kate (Lois Lane/Bianca)

(1991) Angel/EMI Classics, Conductor John McGlinn, London Sinfonietta, Ambrosian Chorus. Artists include Thomas Hampson, Jason Graae, Rebecca Luker, David Garrison, David Healy, Alfred Marks

Annie Get Your Gun (Annie Oakley)

(1991) New World Records, Conductor Evans Haile, Orchestra New England. Artists include Howard McGillin, Susan Powell, Jason Graae, Karen Ziemba, Kay McClelland, Scott Waara, Peggy Cass

Fifty Million Frenchmen

(1994) Pickwick Records, Conductor Matthew Freeman, West End Concert Orchestra. With Carl Wayne

Miss Saigon

(1996) JAY/TER Records, Conductor Martin Yates, NSO Ensemble. Artists include Anita Dobson, Tim Flavin, Issy Van Randwyck, Howard Samuels, Christopher Lee

The Rocky Horror Show (Janet Weiss)

(1996) JAY/TER Records, Conductor John Owen Edwards, National Symphony Orchestra. Artists include Emily Loesser, Gregg Edelman, Tim Flavin, Don Stephenson

Guys & Dolls (Miss Adelaide)

(1996) JAY/TER Records, Conductor John Owen Edwards, National Symphony Orchestra. Artists include Ethan Freeman, Gregg Edelman, Tim Flavin, Judy Kaye, Tinuke Olafimihan

On the Town (Hildy)

(1997) JAY/TER Records, Conductor John Owen Edwards, National Symphony Orchestra. Artists include Ron Raines, Judy Kaye, Avery Saltzman, Brookes Almy

The Pajama Game (Gladys)

(1998) JAY/TER Records, Conductor Martin Yates, National Symphony Orchestra. Artists include Ron Raines, Sarah French, Ruthie Henshall

Annie (Miss Hannigan)

(1999) Angel/EMI Classics, Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, London Voices. Artists include Audra McDonald, Thomas Hampson, Brent Barrett, Rodney Gilfry, Timothy Robinson

Wonderful Town (Ruth Sherwood)

(2001) JAY/TER Records, Conductor David Charles Abell, BBC Concert Orchestra. Artists include Ron Raines, Avery Saltzman, Della Jones, Eliza Lumley, Hal Fowler, George Dvorsky

Man of La Mancha (Aldonza)

(2009) BR Klassik, Conductor Ulf Schirmer, Radio Orchestra Munich. Artists include Rod Gilfry, Martene Grimson, Adrian Dwyer, Ronan Collett

West Side Story Symphonic Dances/Trouble In Tahiti [Live Broadcast] (Dinah)

(2013) New World Records, Conductor David Brophy, Orchestra of Ireland. Artists include Annalene Beechey, James Cleverton, Philip O’Reilly, Hal Cazalet, Rachel Kelly, Stephen Rea

Dearest Enemy (Mrs Robert Murray)

ORIGINAL CAST ALBUMS

Nine - Original Broadway Cast

(1982) CBS Records. Artists include Raul Julia, Karen Akers, Liliane Montevecchi, Anita Morris

Baby - Original Broadway Cast

(1984) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Martin Vidnovic, Liz Callaway, Todd Graff, Catherine Cox, Beth Fowler

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens - Original West End Cast

(1993) First Night Records. Artists include Simon Green, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Miquel Brown

The Slow Drag - Original West End Cast

(1998) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Liza Sadovy, Christopher Colquhoun

COMPILATIONS

I Wants to Be an Actor Lady

(1978) New World Records. Conductor Earl Rivers, Cincinnati’s University Singers and Theater Orchestra. Artists include Richard Perry, Renee Crutcher, Joel Imbody, Teresa Bowers

The Hand that Holds the Bread

(1978) New World Records. Conductor Earl Rivers, Cincinnati’s University Singers and Theater Orchestra. Artists include Faith Prince, Richard Perry, Joel Imbody

Songs of New York

(1984) Book of the Month Records. Conductor John McGlinn. Artists include David Garrison, Cris Groenendaal, Karla Burns, Joel Imbody, Ann Morrison, Debbie Shapiro, Ron Raines, Judy Kaye, Steve Ross, Joseph Papp

Early Kern - Songs from Broadway and London

(1989) Rialto Recordings, Musical Director Glenn Mehrbach. Artists include David Carroll, George Dvorsky, Alix Korey, Rebecca Luker, Patrick Wilson, Paige O’Hara, Jason Graae

Keep Your Undershirt On

1989) Rialto Recordings, Musical Director Glenn Mehrbach. Artists include George Dvorsky, Gregg Edelman, Jason Graae, Sheldon and Margery Harnick, Alix Korey, Rebecca Luker, Andrea Marcovicci, Paige O’Hara

Broadway Showstoppers

(1992) Angel/EMI Classics, Conductor John McGlinn, London Sinfonietta, Ambrosian Chorus. Artists include Brent Barrett, George Dvorsky, Davis Gaines, Jeanne Lehman, Rebecca Luker, Judy Kaye, Cris Groenendaal

Musicals!

(1993) Angel/EMI Classics, Conductors John McGlinn, Henry Lewis, London Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Ambrosian Chorus. Artists include Brent Barrett, Jason Graae, Thomas Hampson, Bruce Hubbard, Carolyn Sebron, Teresa Stratas, Frederica Von Stade

West End - The Concert

(1995) JAY/TER Records, Conductor Martin Yates, National Symphony Orchestra. Artists include Graham Bickley, James Graeme, Katrina Murphy

Showstoppers from Broadway

3 CD (1997) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Karen Mason, Carolee Carmello, Bob Hoskins, Leslie Uggams

More West End - The Concert

(1999) JAY/TER Records, Conductor Martin Yates, National Symphony Orchestra. Artists include Graham Bickley, James Graeme, Simon Bowman, Deborah Myers, Katrina Murphy

A Little Bit In Love

(1999) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Todd Graff, Liz Callaway, Ethan Freeman, Rebecca Luker, Diana Montague

The Very Best of Broadway Musicals

(2002) Metro Records. Artists include Jan Horvath, Simon Bowman, Paul Robinson, Sally Ann Triplett

The Musicality of Berlin

(2002) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Thomas Allen, Valerie Masterson, Issy Van Randwyck, Elisabeth Welch

The Musicality of Lloyd Webber

(2002) JAY/TER Records. Artists include John Barrowman, Emily Loesser, Jan Horvath, Janis Kelly

The Musicality of Rodgers and Hammerstein

(2002) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Ron Raines, Judy Blazer, Brent Barrett, Thomas Allen

The Musicality of Kander and Ebb

(2003) JAY/TER Records. Artists include George Dvorsky, Liza Minnelli, Ron Raines, Chita Rivera

The Musicality of Rodgers and Hart

(2003) JAY/TER Records. Artists include Christine Andreas, Kathryn Evans, Lara Teeter, Salena Jones

Bernstein - Music for Theatre and Film

(2004) Warner Classics, Conductor Yutaka Sado, Orchestre Lamoureux

Leroy Anderson - Orchestral Music, Vol. 4

(2008) Naxos Records, Conductor Leonard Slatkin, BBC Concert Orchestra. With William Dazeley

Leroy Anderson - Orchestral Music, Vol. 5

(2008) Naxos Records, Conductor Leonard Slatkin, BBC Concert Orchestra. With William Dazeley

That's Entertainment - A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical

(2011) EMI Classics, Conductor John Wilson, John Wilson Orchestra, Maida Vale Singers. Artists include Seth MacFarlane, Curtis Stigers, Sarah Fox, Matt Ford

50 Best Songs from the Musicals

3 CD (2012) EMI Classics. Artists include Thomas Hampson, Howard McGillin, John Raitt, Barbara Hendricks

100 Best Songs from the Musicals

6 CD (2012) EMI Classics. Artists include Thomas Hampson, Samuel Ramey, Becky Jane Taylor, Robert Lindsay, Brent Barrett

The John Wilson Orchestra at the Movies - Bonus Tracks

(2013) Warner Classics, Conductor John Wilson, John Wilson Orchestra, Maida Vale Singers. Artists include Sierra Boggess, Anna-Jane Casey, Julian Ovenden, Matthew Ford

DVDS

True Colours (Campus Radical)

 (1991) Paramount Pictures, director Herbert Ross. Cast includes James Spader, John Cusack, Imogen Stubbs

Jilly Cooper's The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous (Georgie Maguire)

(1997) Georgie Maguire, Cinema Club. Cast includes Stephen Billington, Hugh Bonneville, Gilly Coman, Derek de Lint, Kate Byers, Nicholas Ball. UK 3 part TV mini-series

Wonderful Town (Ruth Sherwood)

(2002) Euroarts, Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker. Artists include Audra McDonald, Thomas Hampson, Brent Barrett.  Live concert performance

Richard Rodgers - Some Enchanted Evening

(2002) Image Entertainment. Artists include Gillian Anderson, Judy Dench, Lesley Garrett, Sally Burgess, Ruthie Henshall. Live charity concert

A Celebration of Classic MGM Film Musicals

(2010) BBC, Conductor John Wilson, John Wilson Orchestra. Artists include Seth MacFarlane, Curtis Stigers, Sarah Fox, Thomas Allen. Live BBC Proms concert

Hysteria (Mrs Castellari)

(2011) Sony Pictures. Cast includes Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones, Rupert Everett. Feature film

AUDIOBOOKS

The History of the Musical

(2001) Naxos, written by Richard Fawkes, read by Kim Criswell

BOOKS

Divas in their Own Words

(2000) by Andrew Palmer, The Vernon Press. Fifty sopranos and mezzo-sopranos talk about their voices and careers