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Ensemble

Full Rein

Derby Bach Choir sings
Haydn, Vivaldi and Beethoven,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Beethoven's Mass in C tends to be overlooked, squeezed between Haydn's late masses on the one hand, and Beethoven's own Missa Solemnis on the other. But, as Derby Bach Choir and conductor Richard Roddis reminded us, it is a fine, noble work in its own right (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 17 November 2012).

It was a performance alive to both the work's relationship with the tradition of Viennese mass settings, and Beethoven's individual take on that tradition...

Copyright © 27 November 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

ANTONIO VIVALDI

DERBY BACH CHOIR

RICHARD RODDIS

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

VOCAL MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

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