In May, Naxos will release the fourth disc of Havergal Brian Symphonies recorded by Alexander Walker with Symphony Orchestra New Russia, in their critically acclaimed cycle. The disc will comprise symphonies Nos. 7 and 16 as well as the Overture Tinker's Wedding.
In October, Toccata Classics released its second volume of orchestral music by Arnold Griller played by the virtuoso chamber orchestra Musica Viva conducted by Alexander Walker.
Alexander Walker has recently been honoured by the Elgar Society with its highest award, the Elgar Medal, for his work to promote the composer's music especially in Central Europe and Russia which was presented at a concert he conducted in October at London's Cadogan Hall with South Bank Sinfonia featuring Alda Dizdari as soloist in Elgar's violin concerto. Previous recipients of the medal have included Sir Andrew Davies, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Daniel Barenboim.