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‘The recording is first rate, as are the performances...’

"‘The recording is first rate, as are the performances...’"

Jim Westhead - Music Web International , 4th May 2020


LONDON / recorded at St Jude’s Church, Hampstead, London / 2018 / SIGNUM CLASSICS

This may be one of this year’s most significant choral recordings, and it is a performance not to be missed.

"This may be one of this year’s most significant choral recordings, and it is a performance not to be missed."

Presto Classical (Recording of the Week), written by David Smith, 1st May 2020


HOWELLS: MISSA SABRINENSIS (HYPERION)

the Bach Choir and the BBC Concert Orchestra all join forces under the direction of David Hill to capture not only this score's powerful soundscape, but also the expressive, timeless and profound contextual meaning that lies at its core.

"the Bach Choir and the BBC Concert Orchestra all join forces under the direction of David Hill to capture not only this score's powerful soundscape, but also the expressive, timeless and profound contextual meaning that lies at its core."

Classical Music Sentinel, written by Jean-Yves Duperron, 1st May 2020


HOWELLS: MISSA SABRINENSIS (HYPERION)

this splendid new recording of one of his most powerful works is likely to win new friends

"this splendid new recording of one of his most powerful works is likely to win new friends"

Music Web International, written by Brian Wilson, 1st May 2020


HOWELLS: MISSA SABRINENSIS (HYPERION)

I can’t imagine a professional choir giving a more perfect and passionate performance

"I can’t imagine a professional choir giving a more perfect and passionate performance"

The Independent, 12th February 2020


JS BACH MASS IN B MINOR / ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL / 11 FEBRUARY 2020

The Bach Choir was fully engaged with the work’s unpredictable vocal contours...

"The Bach Choir was fully engaged with the work’s unpredictable vocal contours..."

Classical Source, 1st January 2020


Four Choral Seasons / Royal Festival Hall / October 17th 2019

...a stunning world premiere...

"...a stunning world premiere..."

Musical Opinion, 1st January 2020


Four Choral Seasons / Royal Festival Hall / October 17th 2019

Her music is saturated with colour...

"Her music is saturated with colour..."

The Times, 1st January 2020


Four Choral Seasons / Royal Festival Hall / October 17th 2019

there was something hugely heartening about this superb occasion, and I hope there will be others like it in the future. Massive jazz hands all round.

"there was something hugely heartening about this superb occasion, and I hope there will be others like it in the future. Massive jazz hands all round."

The Limping Chicken, 2nd July 2019


Beethoven - Missa Solemnis / Royal Festival Hall / 27.06.19

...we were so late...a police escort was given to the Choir coach speeding along German motorways to our first concert.

"...we were so late...a police escort was given to the Choir coach speeding along German motorways to our first concert."

Tempo 16 - Newsletter of the Classical Music SIG, 1st March 2019


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