The Three Choirs Festival 2015: A Preview

  The Three Choirs Festival 2015: A Preview   The Three Choirs Festival, which was first held in 1715 is probably the oldest music festival in the world; is there another festival that has been in existence for 300 years? Rightly, the 2015 Festival is celebrating the tercentenary in style. Actually, this is “only” the … Read more

Alpine Horns in the Concert Hall: Worthwhile and Well Played

GermanyGermany Berlin Musikfest 2014 –  Georg Friedrich Haas, Anton Bruckner: Hornroh Modern Alphornquartet, SWR Sinfonieor​chester Baden-Bade​n und Freiburg/F​rançois-Xa​vier Roth (conductor), Philharmonie, Berlin, 15.9.14 (MC)

DEU, Deutschland, Berlin, 15.09.2014, Philharmonie, Musikfest Berlin, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, Hornroh Modern Alphornquartett, Leitung: Francois-Xavier Roth, [(c) Kai Bienert, 

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A Triumphant and Moving Account of The Apostles at the Three Choirs

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Three Choirs Festival (9) Elgar, Sarah Fox (soprano) – The Angel & Mary; Claudia Huckle (contralto) – Mary Magdalene; John Mark Ainsley (tenor) – St John; Neal Davies (bass) – St Peter; Marcus Farnsworth (bass) – Jesus; Brindley Sherratt (bass) – Judas; Girl Choristers of  Worcester Cathedral; Three Choirs Festival Youth  Choir; Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra; Adrian Partington (conductor), Worcester Cathedral, 1.8.2014 (JQ)

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Nardone and the Three Choirs Reveal the Wonders of Bach’s Masterpiece

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Three Choirs Festival (5)  Bach, Mass in B minor: Ruth Holton (soprano), Mhairi Lawson (soprano), William Towers (countertenor), Andrew Tortise (tenor), Ben Bevan (bass), Three Cathedral Choirs, Academy of Ancient Music / Peter Nardone (conductor), The Cathedral, Worcester, 29.7.2014. (RJ)

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