David Hill’s recording of the Delius Mass of Life on Naxos with The Bach Choir, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and soloists Janice Watson, Catherine Wyn -Rogers, Andrew Kennedy and Alan Opie has won Choc of the Year from French magazine Classica. More …
“Beechams’s famous recording is more than 50 years old, and this new one, from Naxos has splendid modern sound, a thrilling choir and orchestra, and, in David Hill, a conductor no less devoted to Delius than his more celebrated predecessor” Classical CD of the Week, The Sunday Times, 10 June 2012.
“David Hill’s impressive new recording with his Bach Choir (in the original German) boasts confident, ardent choral singing and orchestral playing, and a strong solo team. “ **** BBC Music Magazine
“David Hill launches the opening O du mein Wille! with terrific gusto, the chorus and orchestra responding with thrilling impulse and intensity… it is good to welcome such a stirring and perceptive interpretation of [Delius’] work.” ***** The Telegraph