With Mahler’s ‘Symphony of a Thousand’ the 2016 Three Choirs Festival Ends Magnificently

31/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (15) – Mahler: Hye-Youn Lee (soprano – Magna Peccatrix); Mary Plazas (soprano – Una poenitentium); Jennifer France (soprano – Mater gloriosa); Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano – Mulier Samaritana); Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano – Mater Aegyptica); Peter Auty (tenor – Doctor Marianus); Gary Griffiths (bass – Pater ecstaticus); Stephan Loges (bass – Pater Profundus); Jonathan Hope (organ); Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir; Three Cathedral Choirs; Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra / Adrian Partington (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 30.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

The Three Choirs and Philharmonia Celebrate Mozart’s Musical Legacy

31/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (14) – Mozart: Emma Johnson (clarinet)*, Alexandra Hutton (soprano), Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), Nick Pritchard (tenor), John Savournin (bass), Three Cathedral Choirs, Philharmonia Orchestra / Simon Halsey (conductor), Three Choirs Festival, Cathedral, Gloucester, 28.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

A Vital Performance of Carmina Burana at the Three Choirs Festival

30/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (13) –  Phibbs, Elgar. Walton, Orff: Ilona Domnich (soprano), Russell Painter (tenor), David Stout (baritone), Gloucester Cathedral Junior Choir/Nia Llewellyn Jones (conductor); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra/Adrian Partington (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 30.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

Stylish Rodolfus Choir Perform some Special Arrangements

29/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (12) – Jackson, Mahler, Puccini, Tavener, Barber, Bach, Palestrina, Debussy, Chapman, Recknell, Allegri, Pärt, Howells: The Rodolfus Choir / Ralph Allwood (conductor), St Peter’s Church, Gloucester, 28.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

Young Singers Bring Freshness to Rossini

29/07/2016

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 Three Choirs Festival (11) – Rossini: Mary Pope (soprano); Olivia Ray (mezzo-soprano); Mark Wilde (tenor); Timothy Nelson (baritone); Steven Kings & Christopher Allsop (piano); Peter Dyke (harmonium); Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir/Geraint Bowen (conductor), Gloucester Cathedral, 29.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

The Festival Chorus Triumph in an Enthralling Berlioz Performance

28/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (10) – Berlioz: Robert Murray (tenor), Three Choirs Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra / Edward Gardner (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 27.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

Three Centuries of Music Making in Gloucester

28/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (8) – Okeover, Purcell, Handel, Greene, Bliss, Kodály, Vaughan Williams, Delius, Finzi and others: Vicki Field (soprano), Quentin Letts (narrator), Philip Vaughan (organist), Ensemble Sine Nomine/Sebastian Field (conductor), St Mary de Lode Church, Gloucester, 27.7.2016. (RJ) Read more

Vaughan Williams’s Deeply Eloquent and Moving Plea for Peace Still Resonates 80 Years Later

27/07/2016

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Three Choirs Festival (7) Vaughan Williams, Butterworth: Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay (violin); Johanne Ansell (soprano); Alex Ashworth (baritone); Three Choirs Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra/Geraint Bowen (conductor). Gloucester Cathedral, 26.7. 2016. (JQ) Read more

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