Autumnal vocal sparkle: Bach and Parry from Cambridge Chorale

As the autumn evenings begin to darken and lengthen, growing chillier and damper, we could all do with a little burst of beauty; and this short programme of three Bach motets, and Hubert Parry‘s six Songs of Farewell, both promised and delivered an hour or so of exultant, jubilant singing from Cambridge Chorale, in their first public concert with exciting new conductor Owain Park.

The short, but demanding programme exhibited the choir’s potential, as well as their current problems; but several temptingly beautiful moments imply that this is definitely a choir to watch going forward.

Click here to read my full review on Bachtrack.

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Interior of Little St Mary’s Church, Cambridge

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