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Wed 08 Nov, 2017:
Joubert: Missa Wellensis, Op 174; Locus iste, Op 175; St Mark Passion, Op 180

In his 90th year, John Joubert’s profile continues to rise after the success of Jane Eyre (reviewed 28 April 2017) with this trio of direct, sincere...

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Mon 08 Aug, 2016:
Where'er you walk – Arias for Handel's favourite tenor by Arne, Boyce, Handel & JC Smith

Handel and contemporaries wrote many of these arias, sung so well here by tenor Allan Clayton, for John Beard, about whom there is an interesting...

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Tue 01 Sep, 2015:
Pott: Sonata for Viola and Piano (Tooryn Vannin – The Towers of Man); Einzige Tage

These two substantial pieces by Francis Pott (b 1957) include his impressive 30-minute Sonata for Viola and Piano (2013), inspired by architecture and...

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Tue 24 Feb, 2015:
Howells: Stabat Mater; Te Deum; Sine nomine

Completed in 1965, Herbert Howells's Stabat Mater is a large-scale utterance of enormous strength of feeling, piercing beauty and radiant polyphonic...

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Wed 10 Sep, 2014:
Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op 123

Truly one of the greatest paeans of praise in western music, Beethoven’s extraordinary (lung-bursting and Heaven-reaching) Missa solemnis gets into...

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Thu 21 Aug, 2014:
Meyerbeer: Ballet Music from the Operas – Les Huguenots, Robert le Diable, L'Étoile du Nord, Le Prophète and L'Africaine

The spectacular, 19th-century grand operas of Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864) may have fallen out of favour in the 20th century but his ballet music –...

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