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Tag Archives: Mendelssohn

An audience (with the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir)

Matters spiritual aren’t really, as they say, my ‘thing’. (In all honesty, I’m not too hot on the temporal, either). But recently, what with a local recital under discussion, surprise correspondence from an erstwhile colleague at Hampton Court, and then, of course, The Wedding (watched grudgingly, I hasten to add, though I stood for the [...]

O worship the Lord with the beauty of… oh, Mendelssohn.

te Deum veneramur – A Celebration of Sacred Music  Last Saturday’s Colombo Philharmonic Choir gig was sold to me almost solely on the strength of the acoustic in Ladies’ College chapel – being as it is not the Ladies’ College auditorium. But I confess I was also in a hurry to hear some good church music [...]

From Mendelssohn minor to Ursa Major

The CMSC Bicentennial Concert 2009, reviewed.

A ‘flat’ Strauss, a controlled Mozart and a ‘whooping’ Mendelssohn

Headline writers pull over-time in interest of balance after SOSL Premieres concert. For the Sunday Times (SL).