A moving performance of Britten’s “Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac” by Philippe Durrant, Lewis Cullen and Francesca Massey.
Some of the many truths about love, told in a cleverly constructed programme that mixed art song, opera and folk songs with poetry and acting, performed by The Miranda Wright Singers and accompanied by Julia Kennard.
My idea of a perfect summer afternoon: sitting in a cool church listening to Baroque chamber music. Review of a concert by Charlotte La Thrope, Deborah Thorne and John Green.
Review of a concert given by the Clothworkers Consort of Leeds in the Norman Chapel of agonisingly beautiful music for Passiontide by early English composers.
Hexham’s annual Festival of Music and Arts ended in style last night, with a candlelit concert in the Abbey, with music by Britten, Purcell and others, performed by a very fine group of young singers, accompanied on baroque instruments, and conducted by Martin Neary. This is one of those reviews where I have to add […]