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OxfordThe Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018

The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018
Britten, Cornysh II
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen

LondonSea Change

© Sheila Burnett
Skempton, de Wert, Grieg, Brahms, Bennett, Parry, Mäntyjärvi, Campion, Jackson, Coleridge-Taylor, Vaughan Williams, Holst
Andrew Griffiths; Londinium

HalleMessiah

Handel: Messiah
La Cetra Baroque Orchestra; Vokalensemble Basel; Robin Johannsen; Carlos Mena

BarcelonaOrfeo ed Euridice with Jaroussky

*Orfeo ed Euridice* with Jaroussky
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Andrea Marchinol; Chantal Santon-Jeffery; Philippe Jaroussky; Chamber Chorus of the Palau de la Música Catalana; Simon Halsey

LancasterThe Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018

The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018
Britten, Cornysh II
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen

BarcelonaOrfeó Català & Simon Rattle

Orfeó Català & Simon Rattle
Por determinar: Obras por determinar
Sir Simon Rattle; Orféo Català; Chamber Chorus of the Palau de la Música Catalana; Cor Jove de l'Orfeó Català; Juan de la Rubia

LondonBook of Hours: Salve Regina – The Sixteen

© Arnaud Stephenson
Victoria, Sheppard, Byrd, Palestrina, de Lassus, Anerio
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen
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“Rising up triumphant!”: Odyssey Opera’s Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher

Shura Baryshnikov (Jeanne) © Kathy Wittman, Ball Square Films
Boston's Odyssey Opera performs a rarity: Arthur Honegger's Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher, a dramatic oratorio inspired by medieval mystery plays. 
****1
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No ordinary Messiah at the Barbican

Richard Egarr © Marco Borggreve
Superlative musicianship and extravagant detailing from the force-of-nature that is Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music 
*****
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AAM tackle Monteverdi

Robert Howarth © Robert Workman
Sublime orchestral playing and stellar soloists don't quite make up for a lacklustre performance by the Academy's choir in Monteverdi's moving work
***11
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Israel in Egypt in Göttingen

Theresia Taube © Göttingen International Handel Festival
Israel in Egypt in this year's Handel Festival in Göttingen provided a somewhat rare opportunity to hear the whole three parts.
***11
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Sparkling Così fan tutte in Barcelona

René Jacobs © Josep Molina
Jacobs has found in the excellent musicians of this orchestra the perfect laboratory to explore his conception of Mozart.
****1
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Disappointing St John Passion in Oslo

Herbert Blomstedt © Martin UK Lengemann
The Oslo Philharmonic was left to tell the story due to some rather emotionless singing.
**111
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A modern masterpiece: MacMillan’s Stabat Mater

Sir James MacMillan © Hans van der Woerd
MacMillan’s Stabat Mater receives its Scottish première with The Sixteen and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Harry Christophers.
*****
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