News & Reviews

Read reviews of our performances and find out what the choir has been up to...

News & Reviews

Read reviews of our performances and find out what the choir has been up to...

Verdi: Requiem

Elisabeth Meister (Soprano), Lise Christensen (Mezzo), James Edwards (Tenor), Paul Reeves (Bass)

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Everything combined to bring alive the texts with an immediacy which transcended their traditional Christian context and spoke to both the heart and the mind

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Review by Grahame Whitehead for Nottingham Evening Post
Nov 29, 2008

From the hushed opening Requiem aeternam to the final heartfelt Libera me, this was an interpretation that brought out the depths of Verdi’s masterpiece. All the components of a fine performance were there: superb solo work from Elisabeth Meister (soprano),…

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Concert tour in France for Nottingham choir

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This was a wonderful opportunity for us to sing to some new audiences in different venues abroad and to make friendships in France through making music. It was only possible because the hard work of members of the Bach Choir and the generosity and hospitality of many people in the places where we sang

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...Tour organiser Alison Arlington

Around 30 members of the Nottingham Bach Choir have just returned from a successful concert tour of central France. Directed by their former accompanist Philip Collin, now Director of the Manchester Bach Choir, the group gave a number of performances…

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Handel Israel in Egypt

Soloists: Sarah Simmonds, Jo Boddison (Soprano), Stephen Power (Alto), Richard Pratt (Tenor)

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Both choir and orchestra gave superbly polished and disciplined performances

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Review by Grahame Whitehead for Nottingham Evening Post
Mar 08, 2008

Handel’s sacred oratorio Israel in Egypt is both a spiritual reflection on the Exodus story and a dramatic recreation of the accounts of the Plagues and the Red Sea crossing. Both elements were strongly conveyed under Paul Hale, who brought out the…

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