The Bach Choir’s magnificent St Matthew Passion

March 29, 2010

“Could anyone but David Hill have achieved such a fusion of English choral tradition and state-of-the-art baroque performance practice? I don’t think so. What an extraordinary contribution to our nation’s musical life he has made. The next time he dons morning dress, I hope it will be to receive a decoration at Buckingham Palace.”

Read the review in full at http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/culture/damianthompson/100007360/middle-england-meets-its-saviour-the-bach-choirs-magnificent-st-matthew-passion/

David Hill’s most recent recording with The Bach Choir and The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Vaughan Willams’ Sancta Civitas and Dona Nobis Pacem has just been released on the Naxos label.

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