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Season for Great War elegiacs

THE Britten Sinfonia, based in Cambridge, is now more than a chamber ensemble serving the east of England. It is a force in national music, which commissions and engages in new music and much more. 

Genius faces a papal deadline

Genius faces a papal deadline

Roderic Dunnett on Berlioz's rarely staged Benvenuto Cellini

Welsh Tavener tribute

Roderic Dunnett goes to the Vale of Glamorgan Festival

Tercentenary of a musical giant

Let's not neglect this son of J. S. Bach, says Roderic Dunnett

New Great War work

A CHORAL WORK by a German composer, influenced by the shape of evensong and inspired by the poetry of Edward Thomas and the story of the poet's last farewell to his wife before leaving for the Western Front, is to have its première at the Three Choirs Festival 

Journey through daily Office

Ronald Corp reviews new church music

Canadian organist’s melodious offerings

SIX separate publications and two volumes of the organ works of the Canadian composer Denis Bédard have been added to the RSCM catalogue. 

Highly charged in Kiev

Roderic Dunnett hears a British choir sing for patriots in Ukraine

An inventive Passion sung immaculately

BENJAMIN NICHOLAS, who has just overseen the Passiontide Festival at Merton College, Oxford, grew up with music, writes Roderic Dunnett.

Green thoughts

Roderic Dunnett hears a new choral work

Leeds makes a strong case for Somervell

Roderic Dunnett lauds a widely neglected work from 1914

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An angry voice and a tear

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