Review of “Vespers” by Mozart and M. Haydn

Review of “Vespers” by Mozart and M. Haydn

Maggie McMurray writes: ‘Vespers’ at St Peter’s, Petersfield on Saturday 26th October, was a concert of two distinct halves, two celebrated composers, and two distinguished performances. In the first half conductor Peter Gambie presented Mozart’s Vesperae Solonnes de...
Review: “Night and Day” concert

Review: “Night and Day” concert

Entitled ‘Night and Day’, Saturday’s concert by The Renaissance Choir was described by conductor Peter Gambie as a programme of contrasts – and it certainly was. There were the obvious contrasts of mood, genre and musical period, but there was more. Dynamic contrasts...
Review of “Lest We Forget” concert on 27 October

Review of “Lest We Forget” concert on 27 October

Saturday’s concert by The Renaissance Choir, entitled ‘Lest We Forget’, was given in commemoration of the ending of World War I. The imaginative programming included works by English, French and German composers. The concert opened with readings by Jennifer Rye and...
Informal feedback to “Dutch Renaissance Masters”

Informal feedback to “Dutch Renaissance Masters”

Concert page. “Wow! Thank you. I know I’ve said this before about other evenings, but that was one of the best. The innovative programme was a complete delight, with the contrasts of secular and sacred vocal items, and between the Renaissance and the 19th/20th...
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