Contributors look back on events Seen and Heard in 2021

Reflecting on the past year – and perhaps with their hopes for the future – are … MARK BERRY: It has, for reasons all too obvious, been another strange musical year. Whereas in 2020 we had just over two months of ‘normality’, an apparently auspicious beginning to Beethoven Year, followed by the Great Deafness, intermittently … Read more

A phenomenal Messiah from Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort at the Tonhalle in Zurich

SwitzerlandSwitzerland Handel, Messiah: Mary Bevan (soprano), Caitlin Hulcup (alto), Benjamin Hulett (tenor), ​​​​​​​Ashley Riches (bass), Gabrieli Consort, Kammerorchester Basel / Paul McCreesh (conductor). Tonhalle, Zurich, 18.12.2021. (JR)

Paul McCreesh (c) Tonhalle Zurich

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