Nicholas Kraemer conducts the English Chamber Orchestra and Voces 8 with Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Andrew Staples and Matthew Brook at Cadogan Hall, London. With a reduced running time of 80 minutes the two performances on December 6 with a socially-distanced audience are sold out but a deferred ‘live’ stream of the event will be available for a month from December 11 on the Live from London platform.
Tenor Samuel Boden appears on a new recording of Messiah released today by Resonus Classics. This world premiere recording of a new arrangement for wind ensemble by Stian Aareskjold features the Norwegian Wind Ensemble and the BBC Singers under David Hill. Samuel returns to sing Messiah with the group at performances in Norway on December 6, 7 & 8.
See Robert Howarth conducting Worthy is the Lamb from the Kirsten Flagstad Festival, Hamar, Norway http://www.ostlendingen.no/hamar-dagblad/worthy-is-the-lamb-1.7404181 described by the Hamar Daglbad critic as ‘the best Hallelujiah chorus I have ever heard’ . Review at http://www.ostlendingen.no/hamar-dagblad/tidenes-halleluja-i-hamar-1.7404178
Kraemer’s Minneapolis Messiah reviewed at http://www.twincities.com/ci_19498978?IADID=Search-www.twincities.com-www.twincities.com