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Ensemble

Warmly Resonant

J S Bach's B minor Mass,
heard in Derby Cathedral by MIKE WHEELER

 

J S Bach's B minor Mass is one of the towering masterpieces of the late baroque period. Derby Choral Union, under conductor Richard Dacey, and an excellent team of soloists, gave a generally well paced account that successfully negotiated its switches of style (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 27 April 2013).

The choir was particularly secure in passages like the ending of the Gloria, which was bold and confident...

Copyright © 2 May 2013 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

DERBY CHORAL UNION

RICHARD DACEY

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

CHORAL MUSIC

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