Crisp and Assured
Handel's 'Messiah' in Derby Cathedral,
reviewed by MIKE WHEELER
Derby Choral Union's already impressive track-record in Handel's Messiah was well maintained in its latest performance, in many respects the best yet. (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 19 December 2015.)
Conductor Richard Dacey kept a benignly firm hand on the proceedings, right from an invigoratingly brisk reading of the opening orchestral Sinfony...
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