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Ensemble

Crisp and Lively

Haydn's Creation,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER

 

Derby Bach Choir were on excellent form in this performance of Haydn's The Creation (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 20 November 2010). Their vigorous singing, and conductor Richard Roddis' spirited direction, kept the choral numbers stylishly crisp and lively, with a sense of fun which was not at all out of place in this, surely the least earnest of the great oratorios.

The soloists were a somewhat mixed group...

Copyright © 2 December 2010 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

DERBY BACH CHOIR

RICHARD RODDIS

HEART OF ENGLAND ORCHESTRA

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

CHORAL MUSIC

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