Seven choral scholars in Leeds
Posted: 22 Jan 2008 @ 00:00
Roderic Dunnett is impressed by the men from King’s
THE choice of repertoire was one of the excitements of Collegium Regale’s performance at Leeds Parish Church earlier this month. Here was a seven-man ensemble, some of whose members are just out of their teens, of astonishing intelligence and musical adroitness — essentially, all are choral scholars of King’s, Cambridge. They could easily trade on crowd-pleasers or barbershop, but they don’t.
As with the King’s Singers’ more recent efforts, the ingredients are subtler, and the style is ...
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