What a fabulous 2015/16 season it has been. Thanks to everyone who has come to hear us sing Brahms, Haydn, Bliss, Dankworth, Mozart, Havergal Brian and all. No rehearsals for a few weeks over the summer, so we’ll be twiddling our thumbs every Monday evening…..
We are excited to be recording Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Mass in Time of War for RPO Records with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Hilary Davan Wetton and a thrilling line-up of soloists: sopranos Rachel Nicholls and Grace Davidson, mezzo-soprano Anna Harvey, tenor Mark Wilde..
‘We all need more Haydn in our lives; we all need more choral Haydn in our lives’
So said Boulezian of our recent performance of Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse) with the RPO at Cadogan Hall. ‘Davan Wetton’s choral experience was very clear – and welcome, as was the discipline of the singers themselves…Choral consolation was as real as it was..